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Re: using 'mv' instead of 'cp' to transfer directories to other partitions or disks



Aaron Konstam wrote:
> If you are using mv to
> transfer to a different disk or partition it probably a little slower.

Right.  Because mv from one partition to another is:

cp + delete src.

And this is slower than just cp, but only slightly since marking a file
deleted is very fast.

Matt Flaschen


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