On 8/16/07, barjunk <barjunk / attglobal.net> wrote:
> I thought if I did:
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> File.move("mydir","mynewdir")
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> it would do a move...but it seems to make a file out of the directory
> I'm trying to move.
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> The end result I get is a file named mynewdir.  What I want is a new
> directory containing all of the information in the mydir directory
> called mynewdir.
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> Am I going to have to use a copy and a rm of the old dir?
>
> What's the "right way" to do that?
>
I can't find a File::move, I dunno where you got it from (some lib?).
One method is File::rename, another is to require 'fileutils' and use
FileUtils.mv
> Mike B.
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