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comment Are there any dangers in using mv (instead of cp followed by rm)?
@jamesqf Thank you! I am a relatively novice user of Unix and Linux; is the inode of the directory sort of like a pointer to the data?
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Thanks so much! When you say, "File content writes happening on the same filesystem should be a much greater potential performance hit or fragmentation cause, depending on the specific filesystem type," does that mean that cp might actually cause more fragmentation, etc than mv?
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