[Dirvish] misuse of chown as root leads to excessive backup usage

Eric Mountain em-dirvish-1 at nerim.net
Tue Feb 8 12:57:46 PST 2005


On Tuesday 08 Feb 2005 21:12, Keith Lofstrom spake thus:
> it had changed a bunch of files in ../[otherusers] to ownership
> samexample.samexample .  Well, that was not to hard to fix (annoying,
> though).

Before fixing the pb, I hope you RTFM for chown and saw the --from option (if 
you're on a system that provides it of course!). ;-)

-- 
Eric Mountain


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