git: 0c4fa9fcf7 - main - 12.4R/relnotes.adoc: Add notes about cp

From: Lorenzo Salvadore <>
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 10:35:55 UTC
The branch main has been updated by salvadore (ports committer):


commit 0c4fa9fcf75fe155040f01de7e2ce78319bd2836
Author:     Lorenzo Salvadore <>
AuthorDate: 2022-11-08 10:27:51 +0000
Commit:     Lorenzo Salvadore <>
CommitDate: 2022-11-08 10:35:37 +0000

    12.4R/relnotes.adoc: Add notes about cp
    Approved by:    re (gjb, implicit)
 website/content/en/releases/12.4R/relnotes.adoc | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/website/content/en/releases/12.4R/relnotes.adoc b/website/content/en/releases/12.4R/relnotes.adoc
index f25ca226be..25758b9ede 100644
--- a/website/content/en/releases/12.4R/relnotes.adoc
+++ b/website/content/en/releases/12.4R/relnotes.adoc
@@ -114,6 +114,12 @@ This section covers changes and additions to userland applications, contributed
 The man:sh[1] utility will now read more profile files. It will load each .sh file in /etc/profile.d, then /usr/local/etc/profile, then each .sh file in /usr/local/etc/profile.d/.
+The man:cp[1] utility will detect infinite recursion caused by `-R` flag and squash it.
+The man:cp[1] utility will honor properly `-H`, `-L` and `-P` flags. Notably, it will not resolve symlinks encountedered during traversal when either `-H` or `-P` are specified.
+The man:cp[1] utility will allow `-P` working without `-R` as per POSIX.
 === Contributed Software