pointless -R on chapter 5 chown?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 19 14:09:05 PST 2003

On January 19, 2003 09:27 am, Cameron Thorne wrote:
>    It isn't completely pointless.  I would actually leave it in the book
> as it doesn't hurt if the directory is empty.
>    My reasoning as follows:
> Between mkdir $LFS/static and chown -R $LFS/static I usually copy my
> source tarballs to $LFS/static/src (sometimes I mount this as tmpfs, too).

That's the exact reason I kept the -R switch: in case you create more than 
just the static directory. 

Gerard Beekmans

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