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Re: man permissions

Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> 	(diffidently), pardon me, but should the tar at the end of the
>  pipe not have -p, as in
>  tar lcf - / | ( cd /mnt ; tar xvfpsSWU -)
>                             ------^
>          which may have preserved permissions? (I threw in the other
>  options which I like).

I'll have to play around with this.  I wasn't aware that `tar xvf' didn't
preserve permissions (I've nerver had problems).  
But I'm always willing to learn something new!  

(Gee... Maybe I should reinstall from scratch...)
Peter Galbraith, research scientist             <galbraith@mixing.qc.dfo.ca>
Maurice-Lamontagne Institute, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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