rsync is skipping some files, permission problem
kmk at sanitarium.net
Sat Dec 31 18:03:42 MST 2011
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If rsync was unable to read or write a file it should have complained
about it. Make sure you are watching for errors. If it isn't
complaining then I would suspect that one of your excludes which you
didn't list is the problem.
On 12/31/11 19:10, Walter White wrote:
> Happy New Year!
> I came across a small problem a few minutes ago while I was
> comparing a sync'ed folder to its source, the home-directory of my
> user, "administrator".
> I noticed that not all files had been copied and I recognized that
> the missing files/folders have permission rwx------ or drwx------
> and are owned by administrator.
> My rsync script being run using sudo and I am wondering why sudo is
> not having access to the files.
> The parameters are "-avz --modify-window=3 --stats --progress
> --delete --delete-excluded"
> Can someone explain to me if this behavior is normal and expected?
> And what would be the best solution to this? Are there any
> parameters you would suggest or do I have to use for instance a
> "chmod 755" before running rsync?
> Kind regards, Walter
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