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cp --no-preserve=mode

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: cp --no-preserve=mode
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 13:20:11 +0100
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When the destination file does not exist cp uses the permissions of the
source file for creating the destination, as specified by POSIX.  Wouldn't
it be useful if --no-preserve=mode would cause cp to use the default
permissions (ie. 0666 - umask) instead?


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