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Re: Patch for "mv -s" option

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Patch for "mv -s" option
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 23:32:38 -0800
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Brendan Byrd/SineSwiper <address@hidden> writes:

> + All source file names must be absolute (starting with @samp{/}) unless the
> + destination files are in the current directory.

This seems like a serious limitation.  Can't you remove it, by using
canonicalize_file_name say?

Also, what happens with examples like "mv -s f .."?

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