OK, I think the problem is that tar (included in CRUX 2.4) ignores the
--numeric-owner option, --same-owner works though...
If I compile the tar package without the tar-rootp.patch, --numeric-owner
works, files get their correct ownership, not root.root.
On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, Lars Davidsson wrote:
> Hi again
> Hold it, I think I did some error here, ....
> On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, Lars Davidsson wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm new to this list and have been using CRUX since version 1.0 on servers
> > in my personal domain solan.se.
> > Thanks to everyone that have been involved in the release of CRUX 2.4.
> > I don't know if I have found an issue here with CRUX 2.4, ... I have problem
> > with ownership when extracting (tar) files on a box running CRUX 2.4. Restored
> > files will always get ownership root.root. I have tried the -p flag, but
> > nothing seems to help, and yes, users/groups are there in /etc/passwd and
> > /etc/group.
> > On my CRUX 1.0 (yes
I still have one up and running) and CRUX 2.1 boxes I
> > don't have problem with tar, ownership and extracting files.
> > If I compile the CRUX 2.4 tar package without the tar-rootp.patch, things
> > works fine, my restored files will have correct ownership.
> > Comments?
> > I have tried to find some info about it.
> > Thanks,
> > Lasse
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