Robert DuToit rdutoit at
Mon Mar 3 13:39:07 GMT 2008

On Mar 2, 2008, at 10:13 AM, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 07:40:32AM -0500, Robert DuToit wrote:
>> Indeed - it worked fine. I had forgotten that you changed the default
>> behavior and that --force-schg would override that too. Thanks!
> In the final patch for 3.0.0 the option names are --force-change (to
> force both user and system), --force-uchange (for just user) and
> --force-schange (for just system).

Hi Wayne,
I did a lot of tests on Tiger and Leopard with this good patch and it  
seems it doesn't need the --force-change options.The bbouncer test  
comes up clean with or without it. Is that true? Or should we use  
those option just in case? Should we have the option? Rob

PS Loving it!

>> Also, concerning fifo and devices, if I used Mike Bombich's patch for
>> those- I think you said there was a problem with that - it works but
>> is there potential for trouble using it as is?
> The problem is that the change would ignore EPERM errors on files that
> should really be reported.  The attached patch should fix things for  
> you
> (I get all "OK"s out of bbouncer after applying this).  The patch
> includes the *_APPEND change in rsync.h that I mentioned in my prior
> email, so weed that out if you've already applied that.
> ..wayne..
> <fileflags-fixes.diff>

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