DO NOT REPLY [Bug 3277] [Feature req] "I couldn't do something you asked" warning

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Mon Jan 30 18:56:47 GMT 2006

------- Comment #6 from wayned at  2006-01-30 11:56 MST -------
(In reply to comment #5)
> In fact, would anyone object if the non-root meaning of -a changed
> to behavior #3? 

Yes -- I would.  I do a lot of copying where I want the permissions and groups
copied exactly from the source.

>         rsync -rltE --chmod=ugo=rwX ...

I believe you could change the (custom) -E option in that option set into a -p
and it would behave the same way (due to how X works in the chmod option and
the fact that you are forcing the read and write bits on).

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