renaming files

Kay C Lan lan.kc.macmail at
Wed Feb 4 23:37:29 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Jim Ault <JimAultWins at> wrote:

> If you are using a networked drive that has longer latency, increase the 20
> milliseconds to 50 or more, and keep testing to find the most successful
> timing.
> One limitation with rename seems to be, from the Doc's:

The rename command can be used to change a file's or folder's location only
if the old and new locations are both on the same volume.

So if you are thinking for moving a file off your internal HD to an
External/Network one, rename might not do it for you. As ever, it's worth
testing, the Doc's are occasionally misleading.


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