Subject: Re: old cp not compatible with current namei()
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/19/1997 15:43:48
> From: Scott Reynolds
>>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.
i'd hesitate to say that. how about the other programs that take
might "/" as a valid argument? ln...mv...rm (can you rm /? :)...are
they all okay? (i'd check, but my -current box is not working right
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