incoming chmod on daemon fails on subdirectories

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Thu Sep 28 20:43:28 GMT 2006

On 9/26/06, Bill Uhl <bill at> wrote:
> Back in rsync 2.6.2 and before, I used a chmod and ldap patch by Stefan
> Nehlsen. The chmod part worked well for me then. As rsync moved on, the
> patch no longer worked and my c skills were too limited to figure out
> how to update it. I am wondering about two things.
> First. Is the current chmod code any relation to Stefan's? Is it worth
> comparing to his?

Stefan contributed the "rsyncd-perm.diff" that was distributed with
rsync 2.6.5 and 2.6.6 and dropped in 2.6.7 when "incoming chmod" was
added to the trunk.  The current "incoming chmod" code is not derived
from Stefan's code, but it serves the same purpose.

> Second. Are you aware of any ldap patches. I used to find them very useful.

Your Google is as good as mine.


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