[Bug 8336] --implied-dirs should include the file-list root by default

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Wed Aug 10 05:18:32 MDT 2011


andras.porjesz at ericsson.com changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |

--- Comment #15 from andras.porjesz at ericsson.com 2011-08-10 11:18:30 UTC ---

1. there is a question in comment #13, what is the expected behaviour?
Is there any official documentation on it? I assume no, from my side it looks
like rsync must do something and makes something strange, unpredictable and

2. using a one dot syntax rsync will create that dir with root:root ownership,
and with permissions 755.

3. using a double dot syntax rsync will create that dir with a strange
ownership and permission settings. I told you the ownership depends on the user
not the dir. I'm sure you can reproduce it using 3.0.8.

4. The links you wrote about: I have at about 500 sourcedirs and they are
created on demand. I'm not able to prepare those links on the fly - or as I
told you I have to extend the sync process by checking and optionally create
those links (not to speak about that any of the sourcedirs can be used as

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