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I'm trying to implement idea similar to recycle bin
in DYNIX/PTX.

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?    
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hi  prashant_n_mhatre,

    try to this in your function:

    mv $1 ~/.trashcan /$1

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