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

Karl O. Pinc kop at
Fri Jan 11 08:15:20 MST 2013

On 01/11/2013 09:08:52 AM, Allen Supynuk wrote:
> > 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
> > used.
> >
> > So your application would use
> >
> > --ignore-errno EACCES
> Karl,
> I love this suggestion, and will do it this way if there is 
> consensus.

If there's confusion about what this option is supposed to
do then write the patch for the man page
and send it around so people know
just what is is you will do.


Karl <kop at>
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