Resolution: Won't Do
Affects Version/s: 3.8.1
Fix Version/s: None
When doing a recursive copy, permissions of already existing files in the target directory are changed.
will change permissions of already existing files, which
are not managed by cfengine:
Although there are existing hacks like copying to a temporary location first, fixing perms there and copying into real destination with perms_cp(), this makes things very complicated and is unexpected and unwanted in nearly every case.
It is a regresion from cfengine2 too,