ch6: kernel headers - chown
jbrown at kmts.ca
Sun Jan 25 15:34:17 PST 2004
Florian Engelhardt wrote:
> Greg Schafer wrote:
>> root:~# touch /tmp/crap
>> root:~# chown 2000:2000 /tmp/crap
>> root:~# ls -l /tmp/crap
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 2000 2000 0 Jan 26 08:35 /tmp/crap
>> root:~# cp -HR /tmp/crap .
>> root:~# ls -l crap
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Jan 26 08:35 crap
> Mmh, okay. I was 100% sure that if you copy files as root, the ownership
> doesn't change. I must have somehow confused this with the tar
> behaviour. Sorry ;-)
For the record a nice way to avoid having the untared kernel tree be
owned by someone other than root, is just to use the "--no-same-owner"
option when untaring as root.
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