Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Sep 9 17:14:32 GMT 2004

On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 11:46:48AM +0200, Essyug wrote:
> Why does the rsync running on the client must be root ? It just has to 
> send the name of the owner of the file to the server which will chown 
> it.

I misread it as the receiver at first glance, thus the confusion.
You're right that the sender doesn't need to be root.  However, this
topic split into a parallel topic of allowing a receiving rsync on
cygwin to be able to chown files in order to try to solve that


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