3/15/72                                                    MV (I)

NAME            mv  --  move or rename a file

SYNOPSIS        mv name  name
                       1     2

DESCRIPTION     mv changes the name of name  by linking to it un-
                der the name name  and then unlinking name .  If
                                 2                        1
                the new name is a directory, the file is moved to

                that directory under its old name.  Directories

                may only be moved within the same parent direc-

                tory (just renamed).

FILES           --

SEE ALSO        --


BUGS            Since mv is implemented by combinations of link

                and unlink, it cannot be used to move between

                file systems.

OWNER           ken, dmr