Bug 183627 - dos2unix doesn't preserve mode
dos2unix doesn't preserve mode
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dos2unix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
Depends On: 91331
Blocks: 143573
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Reported: 2006-03-02 07:12 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2005-145
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Last Closed: 2006-03-13 15:51:47 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2006-03-02 07:12:15 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #91331 +++

[hjl@gnu-d tmp]$ touch foo
[hjl@gnu-d tmp]$ chmod +x foo
[hjl@gnu-d tmp]$ ls -l foo
-rwxr-xr-x    1 hjl      hjl             0 May 21 08:14 foo
[hjl@gnu-d tmp]$ dos2unix foo
dos2unix: converting file foo to UNIX format ...
[hjl@gnu-d tmp]$ ls -l foo
-rw-------    1 hjl      hjl             0 May 21 08:14 foo

-- Additional comment from hjl@gnu.org on 2003-05-21 11:14 EST --
Created an attachment (id=91860)
A patch to preserve mode

-- Additional comment from mharris@redhat.com on 2003-05-21 11:29 EST --
*** Bug 55183 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

-- Additional comment from anders@kaseorg.com on 2003-11-05 23:03 EST --
I think it's worth pointing out that the user and group aren't
preserved either, though that's probably harder to fix.
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-13 15:51:47 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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