rsyncd.conf to control unix permissions

Matt McCutchen matt at
Wed Oct 8 22:57:15 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 13:08 +0200, Thomas Heil wrote:
> I was looking for a solution to force  special unix permissions in
> conjunction with rsync.  I want to use
> it for a webserver upload which is served by a rsync server. There I
> need the special unix permissions to make sure
> apache is functioning properly after each upload.
> On Tue Mar 11 22:11:38 EST 2003 someone wrote a patch for that. (
> )
> I took a look at loadparams.c and couldnt find the parameters create
> mask and so on.
> So It seem the patch wasnt accepted by the rsync developers.

A superset of the functionality of the old rsyncd-perm patch is
available through the "incoming chmod" parameter.


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