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As Root?
Authored by: el bid on Dec 19, '01 03:09:01AM

Does it strike anyone else as completely daft that you need to run ditto as root? Just to back up your own home directory?

But you do -- see "man root" (where at least it's admitted to be a BUG).

el bid

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As Root?
Authored by: robh on Dec 19, '01 11:53:18AM

I'm hoping that the "as root" info is now out of date. I have run some ditto jobs as non-root, but I tend to use it to backup privileged files so use sudo by default.

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