Rename user - file/dir ownership?

Dave M DaveM at Mich.Com
Tue Nov 21 03:58:41 UTC 2006

I need to rename a user (or delete an old user and replace it with a new 
one) but I want to keep the old users /home/username directory tree intact 
and re-assign it to the new user. What is the best way to do this so that 
all of ownership/permissions are transferred to the new user?

Dave M
Davem (at) Mich (dot) Com
Ann Arbor, Mich. USA

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