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Re: file permissions in latest tarball

On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 05:53:55PM +0200, Dimitry Andric wrote:
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> On 2000-10-01 at 14:59 Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> >On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 07:52:28PM +0200, Tom Cato Amundsen wrote:
> >> Marcus, earlier this week I downloaded the latest tarball
> >> and lots of files and directories have the group id set to
> >> 1000, so forexample /info and 5-7 other toplevel directories
> >> has that group. Also X did complain about stange file owners.
> >> (yes, I did unpack using the --same-owner and zxvpf options)
> >
> >What? That's awful. Thanks for letting me now (and I think I checked
> >it! I need to clean my glasses, obviously.) I will make a new tar
> >file, then.  
> I have only seen this in the (by now quite old) gnu-20000301.tar.gz
> file:
My apologies, it seems like I downloaded an old tarball.
But I still don't know how it got saved as gnu-latest.tar.gz
When you press 'd' in lynx, the file usually get the name you want.

Tom Cato Amundsen <tca@gnu.org>
GNU Solfege - free eartraining, http://www.gnu.org/software/solfege/

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