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

Martin Pool mbp at
Sun Jul 21 03:28:02 EST 2002

On 19 Jul 2002, Dan Stromberg <strombrg at> wrote:

> > "it happens, like magic."  Uh-huh.
> That's a little insulting.

So is suggesting that I don't know or care about security.

Apology accepted.

(I think if you had proposed the same idea as a "feature suggestion", rather 
than accusing the authors of being dumb, then things might have gone
more smoothly.)


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