jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Wed Nov 5 08:23:14 EST 2003

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 09:24:34AM -0500, Joe Batt wrote:
> Why does --link-dest assume -ugp ?
> This patch removes those assumptions allowing mortal users to use
> --link-dest for back ups.  (I think...  I didn't look at the large
> picture.)

It used to assume -ugp because if it didn't then doing
backups with it would alter the ownership and permissions of
existing backup images when making a new image.

This has been changed in CVS so that if -u -g or -p are not
specified then that aspect will not be tested.

	J.W. Schultz            Pegasystems Technologies
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