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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: <copy> task strips permissions?
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2001 02:35:43 GMT
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 07:41, Shankar Unni wrote:
> I just noticed that the <copy> task seems to strip out the "x" permission
> from the files it copies. Why? (1.3, on Linux, if it matters).

java can't access the x permission and thus ant can't preserve it ;(

> I now have to put a <chmod> to change the target permissions back.

thats the best solution

Cheers,

Pete

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