[Mailman-Users] Oops! I've broken Mailman...

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at xcski.com
Tue Jan 11 16:01:55 CET 2000

Quoting Andy Holyer (andyh at littoralis.co.uk):
> I needed more space on the /usr partition of the server I run
> (FreeBSD-stable 3.4), so I transferred /usr/local (where the mailman log
> tree is found onto /users and added a symbolic link for /usr/local.
> (I used tar cf - {files} | cd {} ; tar xvf -) so that it should have
> retained file permissions and dates)

Actually, I think the final tar should have been "tar xvpf -" in order to
preserve permissions.

Paul Tomblin, not speaking for anybody.
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