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Re: cp -p gives error message

At 02:20 PM 6/4/2004, you wrote:
>$ cp -p foo /h/Home/
>/bin/cp: setting permissions for `/h/Home/DW/foo': Permission denied
>This happens when copying to a network drive but not to /c .
>The datestamps get copied over.
>execute permission (as seen by the "*" which trails the file name when doing
>ls -F) does not get copied over.
>I do not remember having this error message before upgrading to cygwin
>1.5.10.  Fileutils is 4.1-2.
>Since all I care about is the datestamp, I'm not asking for this to be fixed
>(though it would be nice), but it might affect other people or be indicative
>of other problems.

I'm afraid you get 40 lashes with a wet noodle for not following:

>Problem reports:


OK, my curiosity would have been satisfied by simply knowing what the
contents of your CYGWIN environment variable was but the attached output
of 'cygcheck -s -r -v' (as the above web page requests) would have told 
me that and more .

I'll let you off with a warning this time. ;-)

Is this what it feels like to be a cop? ;-)

Larry Hall                    
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