Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch
wayned at samba.org
Tue Aug 13 10:58:05 MDT 2013
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Sherin A <sherinmon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am doing rsync from root at 10.0.0.10/home/foo to
> storageuser at 10.0.0.20/home/**storageuser/dailybackup/foo<http://email@example.com/home/storageuser/dailybackup/foo> over ssh (no role for -H) , so the storage files must be under the
> ownership of storageuser and not the original owner
You should use the --fake-super option on the remote rsync so that it saves
& restores original ownership using xattrs (the manpage describes the
syntax you'd need, or there is a daemon option if an rsync daemon is
involved). That way you get proper, original-owner restores.
PS : if any one interested in making a patch with an additional option for
> rsync for excluding hardlinks with -links +1 links , please help me
This is not something I'll be looking into, FYI.
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