I am trying to move a file from one directory to other directory. Source and destination directories are completely different. For example source dir = /data/logs and destination directory=/export/home/archived. While trying to move file from source directory to destination directory using File.renameTo(), it always fails. The same code is working on Windows machine.
Source code I am using is:
Here success is always false. I am executing this code on Solaris 9 and Java 1.5.0_16. This code runs successfully (success is true) on Windows machine.
The same piece of code works if I change source directory and destination directory to partially same path. For example the program works for srcFile = /data/logs/log.txt and destinationFile=/data/archive/log.txt. The problem occurs only if the destination directory do not have any overlapping path with source directory. For example program does not work for srcFile=/data/logs/log.txt and destinationFile=/export/home/log.txt