back up to increase partition size

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 08:47:25 GMT 2008


2008/2/22, p.daniels <teeahr1 at gmail.com>:
> On Thursday 21 February 2008 11:07:34 Sylviane et Perry White wrote:
>
> > IIRC, the windows partition won't be able to handle the permissions, owners
>  and groups for normal files and folders. I *belive* tar will work but I'm not
>  sure.
>
>
> Interesting. I did not know that, thx for the tip.
>

Tar stores the permissions, user and group within the archive. When
you extracting files
from the archive you need some extra options to the command line to
preserve permissions. See -p and --same-owner in the manual.

/ Jonas



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