incoming chmod on daemon fails on subdirectories

Paul Slootman paul at
Fri Sep 22 13:42:16 GMT 2006

On Fri 22 Sep 2006, Bill Uhl wrote:

>        incoming chmod = Dg=s,Dug=rwx,Do-rwx,Fug=rw,Fo-rwx

Following the example in the manpage, I would have used:

    incoming chmod = Dg=s,ug=rwx,o-rwx,Fug=rw,Fo-rwx

i.e. leaving out the repeated D and F letters.

> 2006/09/21 04:34:58 [6860] default_perms_for_dir: 
> sys_acl_get_file(linux/documentation/perl/perl_networking/ch17, 
> SMB_ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT): Permission denied, falling back on umask

Are you rsyncing to a smbfs filesystem? I'm never surprised by very
unexpected results in the mode bits on such filesystems...

Paul Slootman

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