Running 'rsync' as root misses files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Sep 24 07:42:29 GMT 2005

On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 03:05:17PM -0400, Madison Kelly wrote:
>   I was wondering, I run (inside another program) 'rsync' as 'root' 
> using '--files-from'. It seems to error though on files with permissions 
> where 'everyone' does not have read permissions (ie: permissions of 
> '0640').

Are you reading from an NFS file system that treats root as nobody?


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