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Re: strange cp behavior with (coreutils 5.2.1)
- From: Jane Doe <dont_know_at_all at yahoo dot com>
- To: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 18:31:13 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: strange cp behavior with (coreutils 5.2.1)
--- Eric Blake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> According to Jane Doe on 2/8/2005 8:15 PM:
> > $ net use \\\\shiva /u:shiva\\administrator
> > $ cp //shiva/c\$/cvsmq/eqgame.h .
> > cp: cannot open `//shiva/c$/cvsmq/eqgame.h.exe'
> > reading: No such file or directory
> > I think this used to work when cp was part of
> > fileutils. The file itself has owner
> > read permissions but Everyone has no explicit
> > permissions. Giving Everyone read permissions
> > it work.
> Could you please try the test release of
> coreutils-5.3.0-2 and see if the
> issue is still there? Are you complaining because
> the file should have
> been accessible with your first approach, or because
> it should have been
> inaccessible but the error message added '.exe'?
cp (GNU coreutils) 5.3.0 shows the correct error
message (permission denied) instead of looking for the
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