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Re: Mirroring a private account?

On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Carlo U. Segre wrote:

> use 'remote_user=.....' instead. It works fine for me and I am doing
> exactly this kind of mirroring on several machines I have accounts on.
> The main problem I find is that the mirror program runs as root and
> therefore all the mirrored files are owned by root rather than me on
> the local machine.

so run mirror out of the user's crontab, rather than root's.

refer to man pages for crontab(8) and crontab(5).

alternatively, i believe there might be an option in the mirror config to
set the ownership & permissions on files.  see man pages for mirror and
mirror-master for details.


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