pulling tree : semantics problem
jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Feb 4 21:19:41 EST 2003
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 03:22:30PM +0530, Vardhan Varma wrote:
> I'm trying to pull my home from a remote machine.
> I get a error
> 'failed to set permissions on home : Not owner'
> which is obvious:
> rsync -a remote:/home/foo/bar/zee /
> this create /home/foo/bar/zee here , but give above error
> I don't own /,/home but i own /home/foo/bar and lower.
> If i tell rsync to:
> rsync -a remote:/home/foo/bar/zee /home/foo/bar
> it creates /home/foo/bar/home/foo/bar/zee !!
> How do i tell rsync to basically cd to /home/foo/bar on remote machine
> and rsync zee from there, so that here i can 'catch' it /home/foo/bar
> and don't bother about permissions of /,/home,/home/foo,/home/foo/bar
What you report is consistant with the -R or --relative
option. If you haven't put those on the command line i'd
look to see if you have any aliases or a script frontending
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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