CLUE:Fairly mysterious rsync problem.

Richard Reina richard at
Mon Mar 14 17:00:15 GMT 2005

Thank you again for responding.  I have changed the
permission on the directory and it's parent dir. of
the receiving machine to 766.  I still get the same

If you have any other suggestion I would be very
greatful as I have been "challenged" by this problem
since Friday.

Thanks again,

--- Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 05:23:05AM -0800, Richard
> Reina wrote:
> > I did a chmod 777 test_briscoe (on the client) and
> > still got the same result.
> Remember that the rsync daemon runs as "nobody" by
> default.  You can
> change that, if you like.  Also remember that the
> destination directory
> needs to be writable by rsync, not just the file
> that is being received
> (since rsync creates a temp file and then renames
> it).  You can work
> around that restriction using the --temp-dir option.
> ..wayne..

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