On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 17:10 +0900, Mark Sargent wrote:
why, when either using, tar --directory=dirpath -xzvf tarfilepath
or tar -xzvf tarfilepath the owner ship is like below,
drwxr-xr-x 7 52400 24067 4.0K Mar 4 20:24 phpMyAdmin-2.6.1-pl3
The downloaded files are saved in the dir, downloads, by the
general user, coolboarderguy. Cheers.
Those are the UID and GID of the original directory on the system that
the tarball was created on.
If you extract the tarball as a regular user instead of as root, you'll
own the files and directories yourself.