Why is -e sent to the remote rsync side?

Shachar Shemesh shachar at shemesh.biz
Tue Oct 7 06:48:55 GMT 2008

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 18:01 +0200, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
>> Personally, and this is not something that any shell can solve, I would 
>> love for a way to limit the files that the --server side rsync allows 
>> access to.
> It's called an rsync daemon.  It can be invoked over ssh; the command to
> force in the authorized_keys file is "rsync --server --daemon ." .
> Matt
Just to save others from going over the man page looking for how to 
cause the client side to do this - you say "use a daemon" (i.e. - 
specify the remote side using ::) but also give the -e option.

Thanks, Matt and Wayne. You've been a great help.


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