[cs631apue] HW2 permissions question

Jan Schaumann jschauma at stevens.edu
Wed Sep 16 21:45:09 EDT 2015

Julian Sexton <jsexton at stevens.edu> wrote:
> To me it seems like "least surprise" would mean that the copied file keeps
> the permissions of the original when possible 


>- however, after copying a few
> files with the cp program, it looks like it does not always do this.

Under what circumstances does this not happen?  See if you can figure
out when/why this would happen.


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