[Python-Dev] Ext4 data loss

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Wed Mar 11 12:46:52 CET 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:43:33AM +0000, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> As for owner and group, I think there is a very good reason that it doesn't copy
> them: under Linux, only root can change these properties.

   Only root can change file ownership - and yes, there are scripts that
run with root privileges, so why not copy? As for group ownership - any
user can change group if [s]he belongs to the group.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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