--link-dest not working with rsync daemon?
aaccomazzi at cfa.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 27 02:57:32 GMT 2004
Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 04:14:14PM -0500, Alberto Accomazzi wrote:
>>I am puzzled as to why I can't get the option --link-dest to work
>>properly. When I use this option when both source and destinations are
>>on a local filesystem the hard-linking of the target against the
>>link-dest directory does work, but when the source is a remote directory
>>(via ssh or rsync server) hard links are not created.
> This is something that is fixed in the CVS version. You can work around
> the problem in 2.6.0 by not specifying (or implying) the -o (--owner)
> option (when running as non-root). So, change your -a option into the
> options -rlptgD, and it should work fine.
indeed you're correct on this one. Guess I should have tried CVS before
starting to whine ;-)
Let me take this opportunity to thank you personally for taking on the
task of pushing out the latest rsync release and for your and jw's
continuing work on this. I know a lot of people have contributed
patches and ideas to rsync but it does take a few good men to pull it
all together. I think you guys are doing a top-notch job. So I think I
speak for all the readers on the list when I say we are all *very*
grateful for all you've done and are doing.
And while I'm still on the line: do you have any ideas about upcoming
releases? There was some discussion prior to releasing 2.6.0 about what
should be tackled next, but I'm not sure there was consensus beyond what
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