Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112710
not retaining the file permission.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:00:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Good: dos2unix and unix2dos all these utilies are not retaining the
file permission. Always it is seeting to u+rw only.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a file with permission -rwxrwxrwx ( chmod 777 test.txt )
2. execute dos2unix against the file (dos2unix text.txt)
3. now, check for the file permission. it will -rw-------
Actual Results: Original file permission is not retained, it is
Expected Results: File permission should not be changed.. Should
retain the original settings.
This we can also consider as an Enhancement, it is in the way how we
are taking into. I can also fix this issue,( as the fix is very small
) if I can have the CVS access to this utility.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 91331 ***
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