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Old 11-25-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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preserve file ownership with the "zip" command?


Reading the man pages, I have been able to preserve the permissions but not the ownership.

anyone has an idea? or a suggestion for an alternative to "zip"?

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Old 11-25-2004, 08:53 PM   #2
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You may try gzip or bzip2.
 
Old 11-25-2004, 09:01 PM   #3
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tar has an extract option --same-owner, so that if you used tar with the compression program of your choice, you can keep the ownership the same.
when extracting
tar zxvpf filename.tar.gz --same-owner


edit: great. i didn't even realize that gzip and bzip2 kept ownership by default.

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