move-file ( from to -- )
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Vocabulary
io.directories

Inputs and outputs
froma pathname string
toa pathname string


Word description
Moves or renames a file. This operation is not guaranteed to be atomic. In particular, if you attempt to move a file across volumes, this will copy the file and then delete the original in a nontransactional manner.

Errors
Throws an error if the file does not exist or if the move operation fails.

See also
move-file-atomically

Definition


Methods