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Re: bin/44246: enhance mv to work better with xargs
The following reply was made to PR bin/44246; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Edgar =?iso-8859-1?B?RnXf?= <ef%math.uni-bonn.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/44246: enhance mv to work better with xargs
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:08:44 +0100
> > IMO this is not a defect in mv, but a defect in xargs.
> I'm inclined to agree that the defect is in xargs
I'd find this useful in a totally different situation.
When I type
mv a b x
I sometimes feel uncomfortable when I've already entered b, but not yet typed
I could nouw type
mv -t x a b
without worrying. Other than that, it closer resembles what I think:
I have to move some files to x, and these file s are a [thinking] and b.
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