On 2:14:05 pm 2005-06-25 "Max T. Woodbury" <max@...> wrote:
> At least two basic utilities (cp and tar) change to 'mode' of a file
> before trying to set the various times associated with that file. If
> the mode does not allow write access, they get a 'permission denied'
> error as a result because that is the way it works on Windows. IIRC
> you can do that without problems on a *NIX system if you own the file.
> I'd like to change this so it works under MSys, but should this be
> filed as a 'bug', an 'RFE' or should I just code it for my own
> personal version?
Submit a patch, I'll take a look; eventually.