Essyug essyug at free.fr
Fri Sep 10 07:09:51 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 
> 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
> deficiency.

OK. Anyway, have I correctly understood the way rsync should work? i.e.
send the string 'testuser' as the owner instead of 11385? If yes, what
have I done wrong?

Thanks !

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