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Old 11-23-2002, 01:58 PM   #1
CragStar
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Question Problem with Root and untaring/install permissions


This is has me confused

My problem is that when I go to untar a file, or run make install, as root (and only root) the file permissions change to a different number, and nothing is ever the same. This is a huge problem for me, as this shows here:

-rw------- 1 root root 4432926 Nov 23 17:18 gimp-data-extras-1.2.0.tar.bz2
-rw--

Last edited by CragStar; 11-25-2002 at 03:35 AM.
 
Old 12-13-2002, 07:14 AM   #2
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Try to set the permisson with umask in the directory you're working on ...
 
  


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