boricua at despiertapr.com
Tue Jul 31 01:49:50 GMT 2007
On Mon, 30 Jul 2007 21:33:30 -0400
"Matt McCutchen" <hashproduct+rsync at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/30/07, boricua <boricua at despiertapr.com> wrote:
> > not sure if i misunderstood the documentation but my understanding is
> > the -a option preserves ownership and permissions on transfer.
> > i did a remote test and i see ownership changed
> > is that becuase user does not exist in the remote box
> > 4.0K drwxr-xr-x 14 zoe zoe 4.0K 2007-07-15 08:08 zoe
> > but in the remote system they changed to
> > 4.0K drwxr-x--- 8 boricua users 4.0K 2007-05-02 11:07 zoe/
> > in source box i was root and loged in as boricua to remote box.
> Since the receiving (remote) rsync is running as a non-root user, it
> lacks the power to set file owners to anything other than that user.
> If you want it to do so, run it as root.
in that case it just gave a user of 500?
4.0K drwxr-xr-x 14 500 502 4.0K 2007-07-15 08:08 zoe/
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