[New-bugs-announce] [issue2845] shutil.copy2() copies permission bits
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Tue May 13 23:28:51 CEST 2008
New submission from igs <marko at von-oppen.com>:
At least in Python 2.4 shutil.copy2() not only copies content and
access times of a files like stated in the documentation but also the
That behaviour I would not expect because in other functions from
shutil it is explicitly stated if the access bits are copied.
In fact I used
up to now. What does not work if the read-only attribute is set and
what is completely nonsense after having a look into the implementation.
title: shutil.copy2() copies permission bits
versions: Python 2.4
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