-p option in man and help [Was: Rsync / SSH / Cygwin ..
jw at pegasys.ws
Sun Jun 1 04:20:41 EST 2003
On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 11:51:25AM +0200, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> jw schultz wrote:
> >On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 09:48:47AM +0200, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> >>Actually it seems to me the opposite: it has perms also without -p...
> >>maybe it is the default?
> >Without -p new files get perms of source as modified by
> Maybe it's just me, but wouldn't
> - -p, --perms preserve permissions
> + -p, --perms preserve permissions (do not filter
> them by umask)
> be good for people that don't know it?
No. Without -p permissions are only copied for new files.
Existing files are unchanged.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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