readonly, NTFS, and file metadata

Charles Wilson
Tue Aug 14 09:54:00 GMT 2001

Charles Wilson wrote:

> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>  > Is it true that the problem can be restricted to files
>  > which are actually owned by the current user???
> Not entirely.  I've done some checking on SolarisX86, and given a file 
> 'foo' owned by someone else and a group I do not belong to:

I forgot to say, foo is -r--r--r--.

> cp -p foo bar
> bar is now owned by me and my group, but has the same timestamp as foo.
> mv foo baz
> baz is still owned by the other user, other group.  (I have write 
> permissions on & ownership of the enclosing directory)


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