can I preserve UIDs/GIDs when transferring with rsync?
mangoo at mch.one.pl
Fri Jun 24 07:40:55 GMT 2005
Craig Barratt schrieb:
> Tomasz Chmielewski writes:
>>I noticed that rsync can preserve most of the file's characteristics
>>when it is used with "-a" option (it includes -o and -g flags for
>>preserving owners and groups).
>>However, when I transfer data between systems, it affects my UIDs/GIDs,
>>making the data hard to recover.
>>Is it possible to transfer files with rsync, and to preserve the *exact*
>>UIDs and GIDs, rather than usernames/groupnames (which in turn point to
>>invalid UIDs and GIDs)?
> rsync --numeric-ids
thanks, I guess I need a better magnifying glass when I search through a
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