I mistyped date a year or two ago by accident and did ddate, and ta-da i
discovered diskworld date, which came by default with redhat4.2 and
5.1, maybe later versions as well. Took me by suprise i have to say.
Today is Pungenday, the 22nd day of Confusion in the YOLD 3165
so there !
Using tar to move a dir from one location to another and retaining
user id's and premissions correctly, which cp -R will shag, i.e using
a users home dir from one disk to another (which mv won't allow) as root
without making an arse of the whole thing
( cd /home/ ; tar -cvpf - username ) | ( cd /newhome ; tar -xvpf - )
Real Life: Caolan McNamara * Doing: MSc in HCI
Work: Caolan.McNamara at ul.ie * Phone: +353-61-202699
URL: http://www.csn.ul.ie/~caolan * Sig: an oblique strategy
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