rsync 2.5.7 link-dest seems broken

gname at gname at
Wed Dec 31 07:56:44 EST 2003

jw schultz <jw at> writes:
> > I assume that older versions of rsync would still exhibit the problem
> > (since we have a patch relating to this in the upcoming 2.6.0).
> In 2.5.[67] --link-dest assumes -pog, 2.6.0 will not.
> If the receiver is not root there can be issues with group
> preserveration that link-dest won't know about.

Though in this case the remote end isn't a in a chrooted jail, so I would
assume -pog still implies mapping by name and not id.  

He spoke. And drank rapidly a glass of water

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