cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter06 bootscripts-inst.xml changingowner.xml

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Fri May 17 19:55:50 PDT 2002

Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 04:04:26PM -0700, markh at wrote:
> I couldn't find it by quickly glancing through it, can you paste the
> relevant part(s) from that info page
    You may use `.' in place of the `:' separator.  This is a GNU
extension for compatibility with older scripts.  New scripts should
avoid the use of `.' because GNU `chown' may fail if OWNER contains `.'

   -- Bruce

Unsubscribe: send email to listar at
and put 'unsubscribe lfs-book' in the subject header of the message

More information about the lfs-book mailing list