Feature request: save-as-user
wayned at samba.org
Sat Sep 13 01:39:46 GMT 2008
On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 07:10:53AM +1000, Quey wrote:
> maybe something like a --chown user.group
There is a diff in the patches directory that allows you to do this.
If you apply patches/usermap.diff, you can use a command like this:
rsync -av --usermap=*:someuser --groupmap=*:somegroup /src/ /dest/
That's not nearly as succinct (due to these options having a lot more
flexibility in affecting the users and groups than a single forced
setting), so perhaps a built-in option alias would be a good idea for
the simple case (one that would map --chown=someuser:somegroup to be
the same as the above two options).
This is one of the patches that I'm leaning towards adding to 3.1.0.
More information about the rsync