mvdir - Moves (renames) a directory
mvdir directory1 directory2
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 subdirectory of directory2. directory2
cannot be a subdirectory of directory1.
Directories cannot be moved across file systems.
You can also rename a directory with the mv command.
This command was made obsolete by the mv command.
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 subdirectory of manual.
Commands: mkdir(1), mv(1)
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