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Re: xfsrestore forgets to set owner/perm on .

To: "Bernhard R. Erdmann" <be@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsrestore forgets to set owner/perm on .
From: ivanr@xxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 10:55:48 +1100
Cc: Linux XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <3C1546F9.F253656A@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Bernhard R. Erdmann wrote:

> > Well, I'll give this one some thought.  I see your problem, but I don't
> > really want to add yet another command line option, nor do I want to add
> > another dialog, and I'm disinclined to let xfsrestore change ownership and
> > permissions on a directory it didn't create.
> Come on... Having 20 or 21 options does not do make a difference. ;-)

Oh how I wish it were only 21 ... xfsrestore has 41 options -- we're
starting to run out of letters!

> I see your point in being afraid of chowning/chmoding a directory
> xfsrestore did not create. But these permissions are (should be) backed
> up. So xfsrestore should be able to restore them.

I'll talk about this with some other people and see what we can come up


Ivan Rayner

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