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

Felix E. Klee felix.klee at
Sun Nov 19 11:21:48 GMT 2006

At Sun, 12 Nov 2006 06:42:23 -0800,
Wayne Davison wrote:
> > Is there any way to get rid of these supposedly superfluous error
> > messages?
> You could try something like the attached patch.

Finally, I did apply your proposed changes (I also upgraded to 2.6.9
along the way), and it seems to work.  Thanks!

BTW, during the build, I got some warnings that may be related to the
error message:

gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -Wall -W  -o rsync rsync.o generator.o receiver.o cleanup.o sender.o exclude.o util.o main.o checksum.o match.o syscall.o log.o backup.o options.o flist.o io.o compat.o hlink.o token.o uidlist.o socket.o fileio.o batch.o clientname.o chmod.o progress.o pipe.o params.o loadparm.o clientserver.o access.o connection.o authenticate.o lib/wildmatch.o lib/compat.o lib/snprintf.o lib/mdfour.o lib/permstring.o lib/pool_alloc.o  zlib/deflate.o zlib/inffast.o zlib/inflate.o zlib/inftrees.o zlib/trees.o zlib/zutil.o zlib/adler32.o zlib/compress.o zlib/crc32.o  -lpopt 
syscall.o(.text+0x5d4): In function `do_chmod':
/tmp/rsync-2.6.9/syscall.c:143: warning: warning: lchmod is not implemented and will always fail
util.o(.text+0x4f0): In function `set_modtime':
/tmp/rsync-2.6.9/util.c:149: warning: warning: lutimes is not implemented and will always fail

Felix E. Klee

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