'mv' is not recognized as an internal or external command

Jon Davies jon at hedgerows.org.uk
Wed Apr 23 01:00:09 PDT 2014

On 22 April 2014 19:40, Robert Snelling <h3q7f at rcs0000.me.uk> wrote:
> 'mv' is a GNU/Linux / UNIX command - it won't work on windoze. If you
> want to run get_iplayer on windoze

if you go and read the code in the MP3::Tag perl library you'll find
that it tries to rename files using perl's rename function, and then
if that fails tries to use the "mv" command - which as you note
doesn't work in Windows.  This is a feature of MP3::Tag and isn't
anything to do with how get_iplayer was installed.

so I could go and file a bug report on MP3::Tag, but if it got fixed
it might well take a while and in the meantime the user is stuck; or I
can try and help someone work out why the first rename isn't working.
I know which seems more helpful to me.


Jon Davies

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