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Re: Subversion: existing users

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 15:25:05 -0500

On Jul 23, 2011, at 03:27, Andy Canfield wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 07:27 PM, Cooke, Mark wrote:
>> I don't use *nix much but shouldn't that be `chown -R ...`?
>
> Nope, the format of that command on Linux is
> chown username.groupname fileselector
> Generally chown has to be run as root in order to be allowed to change the file owner. The command on OS X is nearly the same but the user and group are separated by a colon, not a period.

-R means "recursive", and yes, you probably did want to have used that option so that all items in the directory, and not just the directory itself, have their ownership corrected.
Received on 2011-07-23 22:25:49 CEST

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