rsync sudo problem

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue May 4 16:29:25 GMT 2004

On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 07:29:39AM -0700, zidan wrote:
> I think that the pop_dir problem is at the target server, but if sudo
> completely changes environment, why is this happening ?

It can depend on the command you're running, which you don't mention.
For instance, the user that is being used on the remote server depends
on either the ssh command that rsync runs (which can change the user) or
the user configured into the daemon (if you're connecting to a daemon).


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