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Re: tramp (2.0.52); Saving files changes ownership

From: Sascha Wilde
Subject: Re: tramp (2.0.52); Saving files changes ownership
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 18:15:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Sascha Wilde <address@hidden> writes:
> Kai Großjohann <address@hidden> writes:

[Editing existing files as root changes ownership]

>> See variables backup-by-copying and backup-by-copying-*.
>> (Emacs behaves the same when run as root and editing the file normally.)
>> Was that it?
> Yes, thanks!
> Setting backup-by-copying to t makes emacs (with and without tramp)
> behave as I would expect it.

For some reasons the problem recently reappeared in CVS Emacs:

The file /path/to/example on host bob is owned by root.foo
visiting it from another host as /ssh:address@hidden:/path/to/example
editing and saving leads to it being owned by root.root.

I have backup-by-copying set to t.

Any Ideas?

Known problem?

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