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Re: geting some file stat

On Wed, 20 Feb 2008, George Georgalis wrote:

> actually in my shell code the restore case was missing
> quotes around the filename. This whole project is to
> bootstrap an offisite (rsync) backup where there is most
> of the files already but the uid/gid/mode are incorrect,
> so if I miss setting a few files, that's okay, just need to
> make most of them fixed to save bandwidth/time.

What about just using mtree to create specification

        mtree -c -k uid,gid,mode -p /path/to/  > my-mtree-spec

and on other system to fix the ownership and modes (see -u and -U).

  Jeremy C. Reed

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