cp -p fails with .exe files
Thu Jun 21 11:26:00 GMT 2001
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 10:43:53AM -0400, Francis Litterio wrote:
>Cliff Hones wrote:
>> Cygwin cp is ".exe" aware - meaning that "cp xxx yyy" will copy
>> yyy.exe if xxx.exe exists (and xxx does not). But "cp -p xxx yyy"
>> it does the copy then reports that it is unable to preserve the time
>This may be related (I see it in 1.3.1):
> bash$ rm -f foo bar foo.exe bar.exe # Just to start clean.
> bash$ touch foo.exe
> bash$ cp foo bar
> cp: `foo' and `bar' are the same file
>Apologies if this has been brought up before.
It is not related. fileutils was specifically updated to work around this
problem. Apparently I missed the -p option, though.
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