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Does mv on a FAT filesystem actually rename or does it copy and delete?

On Sat, 3 Feb 2018 12:25:15 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>My apologize for the confusion, sometimes it's not easy to understand
>>a novice's request at the first time ;). As already pointed out above,
>>it does change the directory entry, it does not copy and rename  
>                                                          ^^^^^^
>                                                          a typo, this
>                                                          should read
>                                                          "remove" :D
>>(delete). It plausibly shouldn't work that way, when coping a dir or
                                                       moving ;)
>>file to another partition/mount point. Anyway, "strace" still is your
>>friend to verify or falsify my claim.