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

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Fri Nov 7 13:22:59 EST 2008

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

man mtree shows that mtree supports an exclude list.

Unless /boot is the directory you mucked up, I don't think you'll have probs 
rebooting. Of course, I would fix the permissions using mtree first :-)


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