Rsync 2.6.9pre2 tries to read ACLs of nonexistent files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun Oct 22 22:41:04 GMT 2006

On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 11:35:51PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> Furthermore, I'm not convinced itemizing with respect to a basis dir
> is useful unless it handles non-regular files, including directories;
> this would help with Christian's backup scenario.

I agree that rsync is not being consistent in how it itemizes things
like directories and devices.  I've worked a little on a fix, but this
is not something that will make it into 2.6.9.


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