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Re: [Bug-cssc] [bug #36269] "sccs create" loses execute permissions

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: [Bug-cssc] [bug #36269] "sccs create" loses execute permissions
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 13:02:08 +0200
User-agent: nail 11.22 3/20/05

anonymous <address@hidden> wrote:

> Details:
> An "sccs create myfile" command, where myfile had execute permissions
> beforehand, destroys those execute permissions.  This is an inappropriate
> intrusion, and does not mirror the behavior of standard SCCS (e.g., on
> Solaris).  Standard SCCS copies the execute permissions to the SCCS/s.myfile
> file, and does not remove them from the original file.

Preserving execute permissions is a feature that was added by Sun in 1986.

CSSC is not a complete SCCS reimplementation and CSSC in special does not 
implement all useful Sun extension even though it implements at least one bug 
from Sun SCCS (a missing newline while printing flags).

If you like to get all know useful extensions, I recommend to use standard 
SCCS from: 



It is true OpenSource Since December 2006 and has been ported to all major 
platforms in early 2007.


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