Patrick Lehner <lehner.patr...@gmx.de> writes: > To reproduce: > - cd into a git repo > - assuming "filea.txt" is an existing file in the CWD, and "dirb" is > neither a file nor a directory in the CWD, use the command "git mv > filea.txt dirb/filea.txt" > - this will produce an error message like `fatal: renaming 'filea.sh' > failed: No such file or directory` > > It does not mention that the problem is, in fact, the target directory > not existing. This seems to be mostly a problem for users unfamiliar > with bash/*nix console commands. Although it is documented that git mv > will not create intermediate folders (which is fine, because neither > does mv), the error message might lead to believe a problem exists > with the source file.
$ rm -fr xxx $ >yyy $ mv yyy xxx/yyy mv: cannot move `yyy' to `xxx/yyy': No such file or directory It doesn't mention that the problem is with 'xxx' and not 'yyy' either. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html