Unable to move google drive folders

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

When I try and move a folder i.e
rclone move googleDrive:backup/230420 googleDrive:backup/April\ 2020
it moves the contents of backup/230420 to backup/April\ 2020 but I want to move the folder itself

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)

rclone v1.45

Which OS you are using and how many bits (eg Windows 7, 64 bit)


Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)

Google Drive

The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

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The rclone config contents with secrets removed.

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A log from the command with the -vv flag

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You have a pretty ancient version of rclone so you'd want to update that.

You'd just have the folder name on the end of your remote path.

So this moves everything in the folder /home/felix/test and creates a folder named test on my remote:

2020/06/27 07:13:47 DEBUG : rclone: Version "v1.52.1" starting with parameters ["rclone" "copy" "/home/felix/test" "GD:test" "-vv"]
2020/06/27 07:13:47 DEBUG : Using config file from "/opt/rclone/rclone.conf"
2020/06/27 07:13:48 DEBUG : Google drive root 'test': Waiting for checks to finish
2020/06/27 07:13:48 DEBUG : Google drive root 'test': Waiting for transfers to finish
2020/06/27 07:13:50 DEBUG : hosts: MD5 = 157c632175c4251012e651322736f0ae OK
2020/06/27 07:13:50 INFO  : hosts: Copied (new)
2020/06/27 07:13:50 INFO  :
Transferred:   	       413 / 413 Bytes, 100%, 201 Bytes/s, ETA 0s
Transferred:            1 / 1, 100%
Elapsed time:         2.0s

2020/06/27 07:13:50 DEBUG : 4 go routines active

Thanks for that I will give it a try. Is there a way to move all folders in a directory to another i.e

rclone move googleDrive:backup/March20 googleDrive:backup/Archive20

so it would move


And in the mean time i will also update rclone.

yes, you can move folders.

you can test it for yourself using
and read the log output

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