Problem with implementing Recycle bin

Posted on 2001-07-16
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Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I'm trying to implement idea similar to recycle bin

When I say

>> mv log.txt ~/.trashcan  (works)

But when I tried:

function can        
  mv $1 ~/.trashcan

>> can log.txt

It says:

mv: Target must be directory                        
Usage: mv [-e ignore|warn|force] [-fi] f1 f2        
       mv [-e ignore|warn|force] [-fi] f1 ... fn d1
       mv [-e ignore|warn|force] [-fi] d1 d2    

.trashcan is already a directory.

What is the problem with it?    
Question by:prashant_n_mhatre
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yuzh earned 200 total points
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hi  prashant_n_mhatre,

    try to this in your function:

    mv $1 ~/.trashcan /$1


Author Comment

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thanks a lot yuzh ....It works!!!

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