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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Configuration file versioning

From: Adrian Irving-Beer
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Configuration file versioning
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 11:17:20 -0500
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On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 10:23:53AM -0500, James Blackwell wrote:

> Excellent detail that I forgot to mention. You're correct that arch
> doesn't reproduce ownership. (In fact, it couldn't unless its suid, and
> that's a conversation that arch is nowhere near to having)

Or running arch as root, which I do in some cases.

As I recall, since arch uses tar underneath, don't the files come back
out as the right owner on checkout?  At least, the original file
owner.  If you change owner, it obviously wouldn't track that.

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