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RE: [NPERS] Re: Weird bug with cp -f

Should that be WJFFM?

Btw, it does *NOT* work to just touch a new file.  So perhaps the fact that
there's DOS translation [i.e. mounted as textmode] and a \r\n newline is

Attached is the requested output.

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Faylor [] 
Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 9:04 PM
Subject: [NPERS] Re: Weird bug with cp -f

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 10:51:38PM -0700, Ben Wing wrote:
>Try this, latest Cygwin, Win2k latest:
>/xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 2049% cat > foo
>foo [hit ^D]
>/xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 2050% od -bc foo
>0000000 146 157 157 015 012
>          f   o   o  \r  \n
>/xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 2051% cp foo bar 
>/xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 2052% cp -f foo bar
>cp: writing `bar': Invalid request code /xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 
>2053% ls -ld bar
>drwxrwxrwx+   2 Ben Wing None            0 Oct  2 22:40 bar/
>/xemacs/cygbuild/build-mule/src 2054%
>Clever, no?  Somehow, your file magically got converted into a 
>directory ...

Works just fine for me.


Reading would probably be helpful.

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