strip setuid/setgid bits on backup (was Re: small security-related rsync extension)

Ben Escoto bescoto at
Fri Jul 12 12:41:11 EST 2002

On Thu, 2002-07-11 at 21:59, Martin Pool wrote:
> I have been thinking about what general strategies software tools use
> to address this problem of focus.  They seem to be

Haven't the rsync people already evalutated some of these options?  I
think I remember seeing "plugins" as one of the planned features of
rsync3, or at least something about the whole structure being very

Ben Escoto

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