documentation bug for --daemon "use chroot" in conjunction with
-o and -g
pyxl at jerrell.com
Mon Jun 24 09:36:02 EST 2002
Well, it's definitely not in either of the man pages - and those should
be the canonical documentation of rsync's behavior. But it's a small
bug (with big teeth!).
Corey Stup wrote:
> pyxl wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Tripped over a documentation bug. I'm guessing the behavior I've
>> found isn't a bug in itself as it's kind of implied by chroot (unless
>> the /etc/passwd db is read *before* you do the chroot call), so I'm
>> calling it a documentation bug.
> I pointed out the same thing a few months ago.
> I believe I was told that its in the documentation, I just needed to
> know where to look.
> The reason it fails is that if chroot is used, the system can no
> longer access /etc/passwd (since / has changed)...
> I spent hours adding debug and such all over the code to try and find
> where it wasn't mapping the uid's.
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