rsyncd 2.5.6 still treats sysmlinks differently

jw schultz jw at
Thu Jan 30 09:07:37 EST 2003

On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 02:34:43PM -0500, Karl Wieman wrote:
> With much hope I upgraded to rsync version 2.5.6 in hopes that it would
> correct the symbolic link bug I have been wrestling with...
> No dice.  It still insists on dropping the leading slash from a symbolic
> link outside the source tree. Interactively it still works fine, but as
> a daemon it's busted.
> See previous posting 'rsyncd treats symlinks differently' for details.
> Can someone acknowledge this issue ?  Is it a bug ? feature ? something
> else entirely ?

Do you have use chroot = false set?  If so, this is documented

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