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Assignment 2 and Clarifications.
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sed changing rw to r permissions on files in WSL

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From: Christopher M.
Date: Fri 22nd May, 8:11am
"Alastair Haldane"                               wrote:

> Thanks Maktoom, if I run the command with sudo - it works fine, and doesn't change the file permissions. So yes it would seem that the temp file sed creates is tripping me 
> up somewhere in windows file permissions.

I can't replicate the problem on macOS or Linux  (even while simultaneously editing the file),
so it does sound like Windows doing strange things.

It's a 'common/boring' kind of operation, but I can't find related discussion about it online.

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sed changing rw to r permissions on files in WSL (all 7) RSS
├─ original   Thu 21st May, 9:55pm, Alastair H.
├─ reply 1   Thu 21st May, 11:38pm, Maktoom A.
├─ reply 2   Fri 22nd May, 5:12am, Alastair H.  O.P.
├─ THIS   Fri 22nd May, 8:11am, Christopher M.
├─ reply 4   Fri 22nd May, 8:29am, Lee dB.
├─ reply 5   Fri 22nd May, 9:53am, Alastair H.  O.P.
└─ reply 6   Fri 22nd May, 9:55am, Christopher M.
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