rsync, Linux, ACLs

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Jun 28 06:48:37 GMT 2004

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 05:19:42PM -0400, Ben Rosengart wrote:
> Am I correct in thinking that rsync does not currently support ACLs
> on Linux?

That is correct.

> I see that there have been occasional efforts to patch rsync to
> support ACLs.  Can anyone recommend a particular patch?

There is a patch checked into the patches dir named acl.diff that
applies to the CVS source.  I'd recommend trying that (though I haven't
tried it out personally because I don't run a system that uses ACLs).


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