mkstemp problem introduced from 2.5.5 to 2.5.6
kenthunt at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 21 00:43:29 EST 2003
Please let me know if this is a bug or a feature.
I used to be able to do the following with 2.5.5.
On a remote host I have /mytree and I mirrored at my
local host as a regular user doing
rsync -avz --delete kent at host:/mytree /.
with 2.5.6 I get
mkstemp .file.aFhK3N failed: Permission denied
probably because rsync2.5.6 is attempting to create a
temporary file on the root directory, which I don't
have write permission. On the local host I have
permission to write on /mytree.
adding something like -T /tmp solves the problem but
why did it use to work in 2.5.5 but no longer does?
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