permissions bug w/ --backup-dir or --backup option?
carey at itfreedom.com
Wed Sep 19 15:41:17 EST 2001
By the way, if it makes a difference, our backup-dir is on a different
partition than the destination directory. I'm not sure if --backup
permissions/ownership are preserved properly if done on the same partition.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-admin at lists.samba.org [mailto:rsync-admin at lists.samba.org]On
> Behalf Of Carey Jung
> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 12:38 AM
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> Subject: permissions bug w/ --backup-dir or --backup option?
> Running rsync 2.4.7pre1, using the --backup-dir option, I just realized
> today that file ownerships and permissions of backed up files are not
> preserved. In other words, if rsync moves an obsolete file to the backup
> dir, it's ownership seems to revert to root:root, and permissions
> change, as
> well. We are also using the -a (archive) option, by the way, which should
> mean "preserve everything". This loss of ownership/permissions
> seems like a
> definite bug to me. What do you think?
> Carey Jung
> IT Freedom
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