On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> > First, actually, untarring as root sets the ownership of a lot of the
> > stuff in my solaris bindist to 506:100 (brian:users, it says in the
> > listing.)
> Default behaviour when using tar as root; it'll preserve the UID and GID of
> the person that created the tar.

Just FYI, this works "right" (IMO) under FreeBSD: files untarred as root are
owned by root unless you use the p flag.  Of course, this note only applies if
you are just handling this item via doc changes; if you have install do the
chown, it's moot.


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