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Re: renaming directories


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: renaming directories
Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 11:24:10 +0200 (MEST)

Steve - I shall look into this and try to fix it.

M

On 28 May, Steve Wray wrote:
> Hi there,
> since cfengine flatly refuses to rename a directory in the rename 
> directive, is there a cfengine way to rename them?
> 
> We have upgraded users to a newer version of gnome. For whatever reason, 
> the gnome team (or maybe its the debian package maintainers) have 
> changed the desktop directories name from .gnome-desktop to Desktop
> The contents are all the same.
> 
> I was hoping that
> 
> rename:
>       UpgradeGnome::
>               home/.gnome-desktop dest=Desktop
> 
> would do... but cfengine won't cooperate.
> 
> I tried copy-ing it and then tidy-ing it, but tidy wouldn't completely 
> obliterate the old directory structure (left subdirs behind and 
> wouldn't remove the non-empty top level dir) which confuses gnome.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
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