bin/101660: restore(8) does not preserve uid and gid on short symlinks

Spencer Minear spencer_minear at securecomputing.com
Wed Aug 16 16:00:39 UTC 2006


The following reply was made to PR bin/101660; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Spencer Minear <spencer_minear at securecomputing.com>
To: bu7cher at yandex.ru
Cc: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, minear at securecomputing.com, maxim at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: bin/101660: restore(8) does not preserve uid and gid on short symlinks
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 10:48:18 -0500

 Thanks for the update.  They cleary covered the one issue I found.
 
 Looks like they took the uid/gid settings and applied the usage
 uniformly.  I did not go that far, but believe it definitly safe, if
 not necessary.
 
 -- Spence
 
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