Retain file permissions when copying to SD Card

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Mar 24, 2016 4:34:21 AM via Website

Hi guys,

I'm trying to backup files to my SD Card from an app located in the data/data folder.

I'm using ES File Explorer to copy the files, however after viewing the properties of the copied files I've noticed the following.

Owner: 00000 - root
Group: 01028 - sdcard_r

Whereas the original file displayed owner & group as the app accessing the file.

Any help on creating copies of files with the original permissions/owner/group maintained would be much appreciated.

Phone:
Rooted Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus GT-S7500
16 GB SD Card Fat32 (windows formatted)
Cyanogenmod 11
Android 4.4 KitKat