Stupid 'tar' question
Marc S. Jensen
mjensen at metronet.com
Tue Jan 21 08:04:54 PST 2003
> 1) Some users don't like / have trouble reading HTML mail
Sorry. I've lived in Outlook World for too long <sigh>
> 2) info tar
> When extracting an archive, do not attempt to preserve the owner
> specified in the `tar' archive. This the default behavior for
> ordinary users; this option has an effect only for the superuser.
> When extracting an archive, subtract the user's umask from files
> from the permissions specified in the archive. This is the
> default behavior for ordinary users; this option has an effect
> only for the superuser.
Duh. RTFM! :-)
Thanks for the help -- I'll set you an alias like you suggest, and use that
in the future.
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