On 8/16/07, barjunk <barjunk / attglobal.net> wrote:
> On Aug 16, 3:53 pm, "Logan Capaldo" <logancapa... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/16/07, barjunk <barj... / attglobal.net> wrote:
> >
> > > I thought if I did:
> >
> > > File.move("mydir","mynewdir")
> >
> > > it would do a move...but it seems to make a file out of the directory
> > > I'm trying to move.
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> > > 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.
>
> I found it here:
>
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/ftools/rdoc/index.html
>
Odd that it didn't work then, although I seem to recall that ftools is
deprecated in favor of FileUtils.
> But I'll try what you have suggested.
>
> Mike B.
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