[Dirvish] Question about UIDs and GIDs

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Wed Aug 15 12:42:09 UTC 2012


On Wed 15 Aug 2012, Dave Howorth wrote:
> 
> The important take-home message is that the numerical IDs are what
> count. The names are just 'sugar' for humans and don't really mean anything.

I feel compelled to mention here that this is valid in dirvish context,
as dirvish supplies rsync with the --numeric-ids option; rsync's default
is to try to map names on the source and destination.


Paul


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