Netware modify bit changed
Juan Jose Lopez
Juan at BlackStar.com.ar
Thu Dec 6 14:11:39 EST 2001
On 5 Dec 2001 at 15:02, Martin Pool wrote:
Date sent: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 15:02:34 +1100
From: Martin Pool <mbp at samba.org>
To: "Juan J. L?pez" <juan at comports.com>
Copies to: rsync at samba.org
Subject: Re: Netware modify bit changed
> On 5 Dec 2001, "Juan J. L?pez" <juan at comports.com> wrote:
> > Dave:
> > With "archive bit" I mean a MS-DOS file attribute (like "read
> > only", "system" or "hidden"). When the "archive" attribute of a
> > file is set, that file is presumed to be changed after the last
> > backup and then must be copied again. The backup aplication
> > the "archive" attribute when copy a file. On the other hand, the
> > operating system (DOS, Windows, etc) set it when the file is
> > modified. Why rsync set this attribute on the copy, even when the
> > original file is unchanged?
> So the desired behaviour is that rsync should make the archive bit
> have the same setting on the destination as on the source, or that it
> should always clear it?
> At the moment rsync is completely unaware of the A bit, so it will get
> the default OS behaviour which is probably to set the bit on newly
> modified files.
> If anybody who cares about this writes a reasonably clean patch to
> implement it then I guess it would be considered.
> I think Samba can optionally map the A bit to the Unix x bit.
> you could try that.
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