how to keep user/group information when rsyncing to windows for restoring back to linux later?

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Fri Jun 26 12:31:38 GMT 2009

On Fri 26 Jun 2009, Wei, Xiaohai wrote:

> I want to backup the who linux system to a windows system. The backup will
> not be used in windows and will only be used to restore to linux system
> later.
> So I want to know is it possible to use rsync to keep the user/group and
> other permission information in windows file system so I can restore these
> information when restoring from windows to Linux?

Perhaps --fake-super will help. See the manpage for details.


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