Essyug essyug at free.fr
Mon Sep 13 12:55:28 GMT 2004

>>> 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
>> 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?

Does anybody has the least idea?

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