rsync without POSIX ACLs

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Dec 20 06:54:01 MST 2012

On Thu 20 Dec 2012, Ryan  John wrote:
> 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.

In that case --chmod is what you want to turn bits on.
umask just defines what bits to turn OFF.

(Ignoring the fact that I'd say that having source perms --------- will
prevent rsync from reading the files in the first place...)


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