[nycbug-talk] Yup, I did it: chown -R ....

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Fri Nov 7 13:12:00 EST 2008

> Assuming /some/directory came with the system, mtree is your friend. Page 88 
> of BSD Hacks gives an example of recreating var as follows:
> mtree -deU -f /etc/mtree/BSD.var.dist -p /var
> Cheers,
> Dru

But is there anyway to do this without overwriting NEWER files that have 
been installed into /var (such as /var/db/mysql for mysql?)

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