Problem preserving user/group names on AIX, rsync 2.6.2
aaronwmorris at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 16:56:36 GMT 2005
On 8/5/05, Bob Hutchinson <hutchlists at midwales.com> wrote:
> On Friday 05 Aug 2005 07:09, Aaron Morris wrote:
> > I am having a bit of a problem with rsync 2.6.2 on AIX and I was
> > wondering if this might just be the expected behavior.
> > When using the -o and -g flags, the user and group names are NOT
> > preserved on the receiving side, however, the UIDs/GIDs are preserved.
> > I checked the OLDNEWS file and bugzilla, but could not find any
> > reference to a problem like this.
> the user and group names will only show if they exist on the receiving side,
> otherwise only the uid/gids will show. I'd call that normal behaviour ;-)
The users and groups do exist on both sides. Any other ideas?
> > Vitals:
> > -rsync 2.6.2 with security patch (pre 2.6.3)
> > -Using rsync daemon, uid=root
> > -Both sides are AIX 5.2 ML3/4
> > --
> > Aaron W Morris (decep) <aaronwmorris at gmail.com>
> Bob Hutchinson
> Midwales dot com
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Aaron W Morris (decep) <aaronwmorris at gmail.com>
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