getting rid of "permission denied" partial transfer errors
Sebastien.Li-thiao-te at crans.org
Wed Dec 24 03:24:18 EST 2003
Jim Salter wrote:
> > The rsync command tries to send sample_file to the backup server,
> > which cannot write it because it was not able to recurse into
> > Removing the -p switch and removing the backup file did not succeed,
> > and rsync continued to preserve the perms even without the switch.
> > running rsync 2.5.5 on debian woody/stable.
> Hm. You apparently missed something when you tried changing the
> switches - if you aren't running rsync with -a, -o, or -g, it won't
> create files or directories as owned by anyone but the user context it
> is running under. So permissions are no longer a problem, because even
> if a directory is 700, when it's owned on the backup server by user
> backup, user backup can of course traverse it.
yeah, except that the directory is not 700 but 600, so even user backup
cannot traverse it... but root can.
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