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Re^2: Script not setting ownship of new directory

by bradcathey (Prior)
on Jul 29, 2008 at 12:56 UTC ( #700811=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Script not setting ownship of new directory
in thread Script not setting ownership of new directory

Thanks sgifford, pc88mxer, et al! I changed the user id to -1 and went with numeric equivalent for the group and it worked as advertised. And hopefully without anything that would jeopardize the system as graff warned against.

chown -1, 1003, 'foobar' or die;

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