[nycbug-talk] Yup, I did it: chown -R ....
matt at atopia.net
Fri Nov 7 12:35:48 EST 2008
New rule to myself: NEVER FORCE YOURSELF to work when you're under the
I've felt horrible for a few days now, and it shows. I meant to chown -R
root:users /some/directory but ended up doing it to the root. I ctrl-c'd
about 2 seconds later but damage was already done.
Luckily, I have a few other boxes and I compared them to this one with a
custom script and was able to get the group back to where it was, but I'm
afraid I set files that shouldn't be owned by root to being owned by root.
At this point, I'm just wondering if I'm missing anything, or if there is
a program out there that will run through your user:group/permissions
settings (of course on system files only) verifying they are set correctly
compared to the base install or something.
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