Johannes Sixt <> writes:

> The file is renamed to no-such-dir without the slash at the end. The
> updated commit message would be:
> mv: let 'git mv file no-such-dir/' error out on Windows, too
> The previous commit c57f628 (mv: let 'git mv file no-such-dir/' error out)
> relies on that rename("src", "dst/") fails if directory dst does not
> exist (note the trailing slash). This does not work as expected on Windows:
> The rename() call does not fail, but renames src to dst (without the
> trailing slash). Insert an explicit check for this case to force an error.
> This changes the error message from
>    $ git mv file no-such-dir/
>    fatal: renaming 'file' failed: Not a directory
> to
>    $ git mv file no-such-dir/
>    fatal: destination directory does not exist, source=file, 
> destination=no-such-dir/
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Sixt <>

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