how to change owner of dest.

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Oct 26 16:07:44 GMT 2005

On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 12:40:23PM +0100, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> I placed the uid= line at the very top of the file.
> I assumed it would apply to all the modules.

Yes, that's the way it works -- setting per-module options outside of
any module sets the default for all modules.

> I was wondering why I was getting some odd user id being applied to my
> backups. uid was 15015 bizarre or what?

The only time that ownership should diff from the module's uid is when
rsync is running as root and it is preserving each file's ownership.


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