Changing file permissions?
va_public <yahoogroups at vikas.mailshell.com>
yahoogroups at vikas.mailshell.com
Tue Dec 24 17:58:00 EST 2002
I have 2 cron jobs on machine A that do the following: copies a
directory tree to another disk on the same machine and also copies to
a remote machine i.e.
0 * * * * rsync -az -delete /disk1/dir/ /disk2/dir
0 * * * * rsync -az -delete /disk1/dir/ machine2:/disk2/dir
This is workig fine, but every now and then, the file permissions on
some files in /disk1/dir suddenly lose their 'x' bit
i.e. I do a chmod 774 * on /disk1/dir and after some time, I see that
the files have permissions as 664!
Would rsync do this? I doubt it but no one else has access to the
machine and I am at my wits end as to why the permissions would
More information about the rsync