File/Folder Ownership - Cygwin/Rsync - Is it possible to get
around rsync taking file ownership?
hashproduct+rsync at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 17:46:30 GMT 2007
On 7/24/07, jhurd8025 <texasjhurd at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Case point: 2 Servers (both with Windows Server 2k3 & cygwin). Running ssh on
> the destination server.
> Problem: The rsync user will take ownership over any files copied over from
> the source server. This takes ownership away from the administrators group,
> thus disallowing inherited permissions.
> Is there any way around not taking ownership away from the administrators
> group and giving it to the rsync user?
If you are telling rsync to preserve ownership by passing -og or -a,
try turning ownership preservation off by removing the -og or putting
--no-o --no-g after the -a. Also try with the environment variable
CYGWIN set to ntsec and try with it set to nontsec. One of these
combinations is likely to do what you want.
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