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Re: rename and copy recursive for directories?




Yes, my original reference to copy() related to dirs was a mistake.
JK
> On Mar 3, 2019, at 3:24 PM, Sam Hobbs <Sam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Initially you said copy and now you say rename/move. Copying a directory is not the same as moving a directory. I am nearly certain that it is not necessary to recurse subdirectories when a directory is moved. Perhaps you must only do a single rename.
> 
>> Jeffry Killen Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:09 PM
>> Thank you for your response Kalle;
>> 
>> I have written a recursive class member method for such things as setting permissions,
>> delete, save as (copy under a different name), and search. So I can implement it for renaming*
>> directories
>> 
>> * relocating a directory to different parent directory
>> 
>> JK
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Kalle Sommer Nielsen Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:21 PM
>> Hi
>> 
>> No, none of the file system functions does any recursive behavior like
>> that in PHP and it is something you would have to implement on your
>> own. The SPL extension does however implement a
>> RecursiveDirectoryIterator which you may find useful for this.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Jeffry Killen Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:53 PM
>> Hello;
>> I have looked at manual entries for rename and copy but
>> I don't see that they will work recursively for renaming or
>> copying directories with contents.
>> 
>> Do these work recursively for directories when a directory
>> is copied or renamed to a new directory?
>> 
>> Thank you
>> JK
>> 
>> 
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