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Date:      Wed, 11 Sep 1996 00:26:40 -0400 (EDT)
From:      tom@tomqnx.com (Tom Torrance at home)
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   cp problems?
Message-ID:  <m0v0gsq-000839C@TomQNX.tomqnx.com>

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Assume I have a file X which is 4555 root:bin
                     Y which is 0755 root:wheel

As root, cp Y X results:
1) Although I don't have write permission, the file is transferred.
2) The resulting file is 4555 root:bin

Is this normal unix operation?
I am running 2.2-960801-SNAP.

Regards,
Tom




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