[BusyBox 0000243]: cp clone special files instead of copying from them, for example /dev/null

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Thu Dec 8 05:32:23 UTC 2005


The following issue has been CLOSED 
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http://busybox.net/bugs/view.php?id=243 
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Reported By:                Danyel Ceccaldi
Assigned To:                BusyBox
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Project:                    BusyBox
Issue ID:                   243
Category:                   Standards Compliance
Reproducibility:            always
Severity:                   major
Priority:                   normal
Status:                     closed
Resolution:                 open
Fixed in Version:           
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Date Submitted:             05-03-2005 02:57 PDT
Last Modified:              12-07-2005 21:32 PST
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Summary:                    cp clone special files instead of copying from them,
for example /dev/null
Description: 
cp /dev/null targetfile
creates a special targetfile instead of an empty regular file.
probably libbb/copy_file.c requires patching.


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 landley - 12-07-05 21:32  
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svn 12100 

Issue History 
Date Modified   Username       Field                    Change               
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05-03-05 02:57  Danyel CeccaldiNew Issue                                    
12-07-05 21:32  landley        Status                   assigned => closed  
12-07-05 21:32  landley        Note Added: 0000736                          
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