DO NOT REPLY [Bug 5426] New: --existing and default_perms_for_dir for non-existing directory

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Mon Apr 28 22:11:30 GMT 2008

           Summary: --existing and default_perms_for_dir for non-existing
           Product: rsync
           Version: 2.6.9
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: minor
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: avatar at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

I am getting the following with rsync 2.6.9:

> :~/tmp/rsync> mkdir a
> :~/tmp/rsync> mkdir a/dir
> :~/tmp/rsync> touch a/dir/file
> :~/tmp/rsync> mkdir b
> :~/tmp/rsync> rsync -r --existing a/ b
> default_perms_for_dir: sys_acl_get_file(dir, SMB_ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT): No such file or directory, falling back on umask
> rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(977) [sender=2.6.9]

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