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mvdir(1)							     mvdir(1)



NAME

  mvdir	- Moves	(renames) a directory

SYNOPSIS

  mvdir	directory1 directory2

DESCRIPTION

  The mvdir command renames directories	within a file system. To use mvdir,
  you must have	write permission to directory1 and directory2 and to the
  parent directories of	directory1 and directory2. The directory1 argument
  must name an existing	directory. If directory2 does not exist, directory1
  is moved to directory2.  If directory2 exists, directory1 becomes a sub-
  directory of directory2.  directory2 cannot be a subdirectory	of direc-
  tory1.

  Directories cannot be	moved across file systems.

  You can also rename a	directory with the mv command.

NOTES

  This command was made	obsolete by the	mv command.

EXAMPLES

  To rename or move a directory	to another location, enter:

       mvdir appendixes	manual

  If manual does not exist, then this renames the directory appendixes to
  manual.

  If a directory named manual already exists, this moves appendixes and	its
  contents to manual/appendixes.  In other words, appendixes becomes a sub-
  directory of manual.

SEE ALSO

  Commands:  mkdir(1), mv(1)

  Functions:  rename(2)