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Re: strange cp behavior with (coreutils 5.2.1)

--- Eric Blake <> 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'
> for
> > reading: No such file or directory
> > 
> > I think this used to work when cp was part of
> > fileutils.  The file itself has owner
> (develop\dkaa)
> > read permissions but Everyone has no explicit
> > permissions.  Giving Everyone read permissions
> makes
> > 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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