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Subjectownership/permissions of cpio initrd
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I'm working on an embedded system with the 2.6 kernel -- cpio
initrd was a new feature I'm looking at (and very welcome).

The major advantage I see is you don't have MAKE a filesystem
on the build host (doing cross development). So you don't have
to be root.

But its "useful" to change permissions/ownership of the initrd
files at times...

Since a cpio is just a userspace created string of bits, I suppose
you can apply a set of ownership/permissions to files IN the archive
by playing with the bits...

Does such a tool exist? Comments? Seems very useful in order to
avoid being root...

marty
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