Superfluous error msgs: "failed to set times ..."

Felix E. Klee felix.klee at
Sun Nov 12 11:39:55 GMT 2006

When rsync'ing to an Ext2 file system (via SSH), then I frequently get
error messages such as "failed to set times ...".  AFAICS, these error
messages are caused by rsync trying to change the time (and permissions,
ownership) of symbolic links, which according to my knowledge is not
possible on Ext2.

Is there any way to get rid of these supposedly superfluous error

rsync versions in use:

* Client: 2.6.6

* Server: 2.6.8

Felix E. Klee

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