backups and moving LFS
mbenkmann at gmx.de
Mon Nov 27 15:04:23 PST 2000
> 1. Yep, tar keeps permissions. It wouldn't be much of a backup program if it
> did not ;-)
Don't forget to specify the correct parameters (sthg like --preserve-owner
or similar) whe extracting and to extract as root so that changing
owner,... is allowed.
p.s.: The Tips-HOWTO has a neat trick for moving directory trees across
filesystems using tar.
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