patch against manpage

Michael Fairchild fairchild at
Thu May 15 19:47:47 EST 2003

On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 11:40:35AM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Thu 15 May 2003, Wayne Davison wrote:
> > Here's my stab at tweaking your prose just a bit (starting with the
> > second paragraph):
> OK, so the complete thing would be:
>   This option causes rsync to set destination files to have
>   the same permissions as the source files.
>   Without this option, each new file gets its permissions set
>   based on the source file's permissions and the umask at the
>   receiving end, while all updated files retain their existing
>   permissions (which is the same behavior as other file-copy
>   utilities, such as cp).
> I think that this is a pretty good text.
Yeah, I think it make the point.
I also think examples with the ls -l of the local file before rsync
--perms and "ls -l file" after on the remote side would go miles to
clarify. 4 more lines.

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