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Re: Question about default permissions for copy


From: Jorge Garcia
Subject: Re: Question about default permissions for copy
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 09:19:53 -0700 (PDT)

Sorry, here's the additional information:

cfengine version: 1.6.3
OS version: Red Hat Linux 7.1 (2.4.2 Kernel)

Jorge


On Wed, 6 Jun 2001 address@hidden wrote:

> On  5 Jun, Jorge Garcia wrote:
> > I'm a recent cfengine convert. But I have been looking for the answer to
> > this question in all the docs, and can't find it. The question is:
> >
> > When you do a copy command, what does cfengine use to set the permissions
> > if they are not specified?
> >
> > This seems to be very strange. As a test, I created a directory with
> > sample files of all semi-normal permissions. Then I did a copy of the
> > directory to a different directory.  What I would expect is that, if
> > permissions are not specified, it assigns the same permissions as the
> > source files. But it seemed to assign all files to the same strange
> > permission.
> >
> > Here is the source directory:
> >
> > drwxr-xr-x    ./
> > drwxrwxr-x    ../
> > -r--r--r--    f444
> > -r-xr-xr-x    f555*
> > -rw-r--r--    f644
> > -rw-rw-r--    f664
> > -rwxr-xr-x    f755*
> > -rwxrwxr-x    f775*
> > -rwxrwxrwx    f777*
> >
> > And here is the resulting "copy":
> >
> > d----w----    .
> > drwxrwxr-x    ..
> > -rw--w----    f444
> > -rw--w----    f555
> > -rw--w----    f644
> > -rw--w----    f664
> > -rw--w----    f755
> > -rw--w----    f775
> > -rw--w----    f777
> >
> > Any suggestions? Please e-mail directly.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jorge
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> PLease say what version, what OS.
>
> M
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