rsync error?

Daniel Maher dma at
Thu Nov 15 10:31:04 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 22:55 +1300, Morgan Read wrote:

> [morgan at morgansmachine ~]$ rsync -a -X -A -z -v /home/morgan/Documents
> morgan at's password: 
> building file list ... done
> rsync: rsync_xal_set:
> lsetxattr("Documents/Projects/CBT/SH20/HearingSubmission/ManukauBridgeSubCBT_PostPatrick_3_2.doc","user.Beagle.AttrTime") failed: Permission denied (13)
> rsync: rsync_xal_set:

Though i'm relatively new to rsync, i've been mired in ACL and xattrs
hell for a while now, and have seen this behaviour before. :P

Can user "morgan" set ACLs on the filesystem of the receiving machine?
If so, can user "morgan" set ACLs to the exactly the same state as the
sending machine?  If the answer to either of these is "no", then you're
going to run into problems like the one you've described.


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