Subject: Re: old cp not compatible with current namei()
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
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? (can you rm /? :)...are
they all okay?  (i'd check, but my -current box is not working right
now.  :-/)

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