Archive parameter doesn't preserve owner:group property!

Paul Slootman paul at
Thu May 31 09:35:16 GMT 2007

On Thu 31 May 2007, David (Spartoo) wrote:
> For example If I want to backup /etc, in this folder I have a file root:1001
> in my local machine...
> When I see this file to the server I have
> root:name_group_correspond_to_this_id for exemple root:subadmin, the problem
> is that I don't have this group (subadmin) in my local it's not
> really a backup.

You want the --numeric-ids option for this.

Paul Slootman

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