uid/gid settings in rsyncd.conf not respected?

Harry Mangalam harry.mangalam at uci.edu
Wed Feb 18 19:12:38 GMT 2009

Sorry about the direct email. 

On Tuesday 17 February 2009, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> Harry, please CC rsync at lists.samba.org in your replies so that
> others can help and your messages are archived for others' future
> benefit.

Sorry about the direct email. 

> The original patch was against the latest development rsync (see
> "Source repository" on http://rsync.samba.org/download.html ).  The
> attached one will work on rsync 3.0.5.  There was a minor conflict
> with improvements made to the daemon configuration code since
> 3.0.5.

The patch vs 3.0.5 src worked perfectly and the resulting rsync seems 
to honour the supplementary groups configuration.  I have to do some 
more testing, but this seems to have done the trick and it's a /very/ 
useful patch - allowing different modules to be read by different 

Thanks very much Matt, 

Harry Mangalam - Research Computing, NACS, E2148, Engineering Gateway, 
UC Irvine 92697  949 824-0084(o), 949 285-4487(c)
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Experience comes from bad judgment. [F. Brooks.]

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