Does rsync need a --ignore-unreadable-files option?

Karl O. Pinc kop at
Thu Jan 10 20:15:36 MST 2013


On 01/10/2013 08:07:18 PM, Allen Supynuk wrote:
> It strikes me though, that what I really want is an rsync option
> '--ignore-files-with-no-read-perms'. 

While you're at it, why not a more generic
--ignore-errno foo
where foo is (a defined subset of) the Posix error numbers
listed in errno(3).  The names, alternately, could be

So your application would use

--ignore-errno EACCES


Karl <kop at>
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