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Re: fileutils 4.0y cp -a (cp -p) bug

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: fileutils 4.0y cp -a (cp -p) bug
Date: 31 Oct 2000 20:16:12 +0100
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Daniel Robbins <address@hidden> wrote:

| Hello,
| I've found that "cp -a" and "cp -p" don't preserve suid ("s") bits.
| Is this intentional or a bug?  I'm using fileutils 4.0y.

Thanks for the report.
It's a bug.  It was fixed in 4.0z.


the latest is 4.0.29, but has at least one small bug in `mkdir -p'.
4.0.30 is due out very soon.

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