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Re: [Bug-tar] ACL support in git version of GNU tar

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] ACL support in git version of GNU tar
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:50:38 +0100
User-agent: nail 11.22 3/20/05

Markus Steinborn <address@hidden> wrote:

> Joerg Schilling schrieb:
> > With "normal" user credentials in tar, this works, as you may just omit the
> > user/group name fields in the tar header.
> >
> > With ACL fields, you cannot do that as star uses a ACL description that was
> > derived from an outdated stanndard proposal.
> I've tested this some time ago:
> star can handle ACLs like
> u:500:rwx
> and
> u:500:rwx:500
> correctly. And all I proposed is to use one of these formats.

OK, so it may be an option to let star use 500 instead of "joe" if -numeric was 
used in create mode.


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