Subject: RE: old cp not compatible with current namei()
To: Graham, James <James.Graham@Schwab.COM>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 05/19/1997 14:34:42
On Mon, 19 May 1997, Graham, James wrote:

> Looking at what was/is going on, this smells of hackery of the
> most offensive kind.

Hackery?  Hardly.  Note that the only utility affected by the change was
cp(1), which is pretty strong evidence that it was a hidden bug all along.

> To quote a phrase,
> 	"Was this trip _really_ necessary?"

In a word:  yes.