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Re: port-i386/51358: /usr/bin/cvs fakes file permissions

The following reply was made to PR port-i386/51358; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: port-i386/51358: /usr/bin/cvs fakes file permissions
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:03:51 +0000

 On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 10:55:01PM +0000, Richard PALO wrote:
  >  >  > nb32$ cvs -q checkout pkgsrc/mk/gnu-config
 Try with
 It's definitely possible that the permissions are wrong on the mirror;
 the way CVS stores execute permissions is by giving the ,v file
 execute permission or not, so it's fragile in some circumstances.
 David A. Holland

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