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

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


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 04:04:26PM -0700, markh at linuxfromscratch.org 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 `.'
characters.

   -- Bruce

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