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Re: zmv another zsh gem

Christian Taylor wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 February 2005 09:51, zzapper wrote:
> > In comp.editors I came across mmv and zmv
> > [...]
> > The case changers don't work on Cygwin because WinXP grumbles target &
> > source filename are the same!
> Using mv to change the case of a filename doesn't work on any "caseless" file
> system like vfat, because both filenames refer to the same, existing file. 
> Afaik POSIX compliance demands an error in that case. You'll have to do it in
> two steps.

Now I remember, zmv even warns you about this:

% zmv foobar Foobar
zmv: error(s) in substitution:
file exists: Foobar
(Probably the same file, owing to file system limitations.)

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