Permission problem with rsync in daemon mode

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Dec 28 18:39:05 GMT 2005

On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 10:27:59AM -0800, Jonathan Chen -X (jonachen - The Armada Group, Inc. at Cisco) wrote:
> Still I just don't understand why it changes the ~jon/test ownership to
> 'cdemgr'too.

This is because the directory '.' is copied when rsync copies an entire
directory (as it is when copying an entire module or a directory with a
trailing slash).  As Matt mentioned, you can specify '*' to get all the
contents of a directory without including the directory itself.


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