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Re: [leafnode-list] the owner of the files in /var/spool/news
If I remember correctly, everything is supposed to be owned by news:news.
So, you are okay.
Jeff Grossman (jeff@xxxxxxxxxxx)
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Sent: Saturday, May 06, 2000 8:01 AM
Subject: [leafnode-list] the owner of the files in /var/spool/news
> I bought a new harddisk today and installed it. Because I wanted to
> give /var a partition, I mounted this partition in a directory, copied
> /var there (cp -R) and then changed the mountpoint for this partition
> to /var. Everything works fine, my only problem is, that I forgot to
> use -p when I copied /var, so each file in /var had the owner "root"
> who belongs to the group "root". This ist a problem for fetchnews, as I
> realized, so I changed the owners for /var/spool/news to news:news. Now
> fetchnews works withaout any problems. But: Is it OK if every file in
> /var/spool/news belongs to news:news? Are there files which must/can
> belong to another user?
> Thank you,
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