Migration planning - old system to new
oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Mon Jan 25 01:01:42 UTC 2010
On 24 January 2010 pm 15:35:20 Doug Hardie wrote:
> On 23 January 2010, at 22:42, John wrote:
> I just tried it with FreeBSD 7.2 creating a tar file. Digging
> through the file it shows the ascii names for owner and group -
> not uid/gid. I un-tar'd it on a Mac and sure enough it used
> the names and the uids are quite different for the two
what happens if you first create the user names on the target
system and then open the archive?
It would be then very easy to move files accross systems. I never
have had to do this.
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