Preserve TARGET perms, user and group would be nice

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Fri May 10 10:35:01 EST 2002

I'm sorry, I don't understand what you're asking for.  Please give a simple
example, including the rsync command line you use that gives you the
undesired results.

- Dave Dykstra

On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 02:26:17PM +0200, Mark Pitt wrote:
> Using --existing, I would like to transfer files created by root to home
> dirs, where the files would be updated, but leave the user,group and perms
> as they were.  ie root creates a new file on the sending system, rsyncs it
> to the home dir of the user, leaving the perms untouched.
> Seems there is no option for this - the users are not defined on the
> sending system.   I cant do it backwards due to firewall regulations.
> Mark Pitt
> SP Administrator
> IBM, Campus Winterthur
> 058-333-1542

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