rsync without POSIX ACLs

Ryan John john.ryan at
Thu Dec 20 04:53:01 MST 2012

From: Paul Slootman [paul+rsync at]
Sent: Thursday, 20 December 2012 12:40 PM
To: rsync at
Cc: Ryan  John
Subject: Re: rsync without POSIX ACLs

On Thu 20 Dec 2012, Ryan  John wrote:
>> The umask would be preferable to using --chmod. Is that possible?

> Don't you just want to use -a instead of -r in your options to rsync?
> That will include -p that will preserve permissions from the source.

That's the problem, the source permissions are --------- , which I don't want/can't use in the destination.

> Paul

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