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Re: lynx-dev 2.8.1dev.8

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev 2.8.1dev.8
Date: Sun, 3 May 1998 12:14:16 -0400 (EDT)

> In a recent note, T.E.Dickey said: 
> > Date: Sat, 2 May 1998 19:40:49 -0400 (EDT) 
> >  
> > 1998-05-02 (2.8.1dev.8) 
> > + modify logic that updates bookmark file after removing a link to use copy 
> >   rather than rename, to solve file-ownership problems (patch by Paul 
> Thanks. 
> >   Gilmartin, though I kept the permissions check). - TD 
> Is this superluous?  I find "cp" to an existing file preserves permissions. 
> Or am I over-generalizing my experience on Solaris. 
I kept the permissions check so that in the case where you said that the
"cp" would silently fail, that Lynx would presumably have reported the problem.
(Like anything else, this is subject to further refinement - I could be
overlooking something).
> Thanks, 
> gil 

Thomas E. Dickey

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