DO NOT REPLY [Bug 7151] New: rsync does not work on virtualbox shared folders

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Thu Feb 18 04:38:54 MST 2010

           Summary: rsync does not work on virtualbox shared folders
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.0.7
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: andypiper at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

rsync does not work with shared folders on virtual box ( I
am running an Ubuntu 9.10 guest on a Windows 7 host and in particular it does
not like rsync trying to rename on to read-only files. However, making the
target file writable first, does work and this patch achieves that.

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