Re: extracting tar with nonexistant users
> I tried extracting a tar tape on a machine which did not
> have the same users as the machine on which the tar tape was
> created, it resulted in all the files created being owned by root.
> I would have expected that it should have created the files
> with the same uid/gids as on the original machine.
Yes. If you want to extract the same u/gids use the option
"--same-owner". Otherwise the files become the property of the