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Using Lua's `os.rename` to rename a file from a hard drive to a new location on a USB flash drive
I'm using the
os.rename function in a lua script. It works perfectly fine for renaming files on my hard drive, e.g.
will rename the file as desired.
However if the source file is on my hard drive and the target file is on a USB flash drive, the following operation
will fail with the message
which seems to indicate that the problem is that that source and target are on different file systems.
Is there any way to get
os.rename to work in such a case or should I better resort to a workaround like
os.execute("mv test.txt /Volumes/FLASHDRIVE/test2.txt")
- Lua 5.4.4
- macOS 11.6.8