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Old 07-15-2009, 08:02 PM   #1
BenCollver
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copying read-only files


When I copy files from a CDROM, the resulting files are read only. On a local file system I can fix this by running something like "chmod u+w fileglob". It is not necessarily so simple on a network file system. Do you know of an easy way to copy files but not their permissions? Thank you, -Ben
 
Old 07-15-2009, 08:31 PM   #2
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Hi -

Look here, here, or here.

There are exceptions. But it can be argued that this is the "correct behavior". And, in general, that's just the way it works.

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