Subject: Re: /bin/cp broken
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Neil Booth <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/17/2005 07:31:51
Christos Zoulas wrote:-

> In article <>,
> Sverre Froyen  <> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Looks like this is fallout from the change to src/lib/libc/gen/fts.c.  
> >Reverting to version 1.25 makes cp behave normally.
> >
> >Sverre
> Well, depends what you mean normally. Typically in BSD saying "foo/" means
> the same as "foo/.". cp behaved inconsistently before. FreeBSD for example
> copies the contents of a directory when the directory has a trailing slash
> (and documents this in the manual page). Linux does not. I don't see the
> missing last character you mention.

Add me as someone else seeing all last characters dropped.  I
reinstalled current as of Nov 8th.