problem with rsyncing web site

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at
Sat Jan 21 01:52:30 GMT 2006


On Fri, 20 Jan 2006, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 07:36:22PM -0600, Walls, Bryan (MSFC-IS04) ef wrote:

>> Is there a way to force rsync to take permissions from the enclosing
>> folder? Or something?
> One solution is to grab a nightly snapshot tar file of rsync because
> I've added the --chmod=TWEAKS option that will allow you to specify
> something like this:
>    rsync -av --chmod=Da+x,a+r src/ dest
> That makes sure that all dirs get +x and everything gets +r.

Thanks Wayne. A long awaited improvement for mirror servers.

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at, em at

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