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Re: RCS and Emacs, between machines.

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: RCS and Emacs, between machines.
Date: 30 Sep 2002 15:58:50 +0100
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>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Shutko <address@hidden> writes:

  Alan> Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

  >> It's a lot of work. It means moving ownership of a large number
  >> of directories, and parts of my laptop file system.

  Alan> If you're using a Unix-like OS, it just means editing
  Alan> /etc/passwd to change the name while leaving the user id the
  Alan> same.  You can even leave the home directory under the old
  Alan> name.

I hadn't thought of that as it happens. I was thinking of doing lots
of chowns every where, and also remapping symlinks. Change /etc/passwd
would be a hell of a lot simpler. 

I shall consider this. 



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