Re: permissions and waiting on user input

Samium Gromoff wrote:
        When one copies something onto a vfat partition the fact that
 vfat doesn`t support UNIX permissions rises and bites as hell.

        Once you select and copy a dir subtree it fails on the topmost directory
 because "cannot change persmissions for ...".

        This very feature makes mc painful, very painful to use with vfat, and
 cp -R is used to circumvent that.

in the hope to help, Samium Gromoff

I am not using the newest mc, but isnt there a switch
'Preserve Attributes' used just for that purpose?

/apz, All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors

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