Re: R-0.90.0 untar

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Subject: Re: R-0.90.0 untar
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
Date: Tue 23 Nov 1999 - 03:34:53 EST


Message-ID: <x21z9i1lc2.fsf@blueberry.kubism.ku.dk>

Thomas Vogels <tov@infiniti.ece.cmu.edu> writes:

> Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
>
> Martin> tar tfvz R-0.90.0.tgz
> Martin> lists most files with permissions
> Martin>
> Martin> -rw-rwSr--
>
> One reason you may get these warnings is when you try this in AFS
> land (maybe also with NFS). As far as I can tell, AFS doesn't allow
> the set-gid bit and it wouldn't make much sense anyway for AFS.
>
> So I'm not surprised that some people see a different behavior between
> local untaring and untaring on a mounted disk.
>
> Hmm, the odd thing may be that I usually see the set-gid bit only for
> directories (where it's "standard" to have them for a Linux box).

Probably when we setgid our development directories the files in CVS
got setgid as well. (chmod -R will do that...)

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