Funny issue with chroot + symlink outside chroot

Olivier Thauvin nanardon at
Mon Feb 11 00:00:03 GMT 2008

Le dimanche 10 février 2008, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 21:06 -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > The trouble is that the "symlink has no referent" message needs to be
> > extended to apply to symlinks followed because of --copy-unsafe-links as
> > well as --copy-links.
> Olivier,
> Wayne has committed an improved version of my patch that extends the
> "symlink has no referent" case to both --copy-unsafe-links and
> --copy-dirlinks, so your case should be working now in the current
> development rsync.

Woot, great. Many thanks, I'll can remove the hack I've done to trap the error 
in such case in my script ( in case you're interested).

I am impatient to have 3.0.0 pre9 (or final) availlable ;)


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