cp: utimes: bar: Permission denied
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Wed Apr 1 20:11:10 PDT 2009
:with recent head the following does not work:
:chmod 444 foo
:cp -p foo bar
:cp: utimes: bar: Permission denied
:Something similar seems to happen during "make dist" in an
Hmm. Well, the utimes manual page implies that utimes should
succeed if you own the file, even if you do not have write access.
I'll have to augment our access checks slightly to fix this.
<dillon at backplane.com>
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