[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated/Test: base-files-4.3-1

Christian Franke Christian.Franke@t-online.de
Sun Sep 4 14:47:00 GMT 2016

Achim Gratz wrote:
> Christian Franke writes:
>> Removing the touch command would be sufficient. A 'cp' without options
>> uses the permission mask from source file when a new file is created
>> (POSIX requirement). Cygport's make_etc_defaults also generates plain
>> /usr/bin/cp commands.
>> "cp --preserve" would also copy owner and timestamps.
> No, a 'cp -p" would do.  I've explicitly told it to just copy the mode
> bits.

Yes - sorry for the noise.


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