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Re: [opensuse] Changing from 32 bit to 64 bit
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 21:38:20 -0500
  • Message-id: <49792D9C.20000@xxxxxxxxxx>
Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
Dave Plater schreef:

Already on 64 bit, all mail intact, only problem I had was I did the
backup as root and had to change all the files owners.

You probably didn't backup but just copied.
cp doesn't preserve permissions. tar does.

Actually, cp does, if used with the -a or -p options.

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