RFE to allow dry-run against read only target

Stuart Anderson anderson at ligo.caltech.edu
Fri Jul 1 23:55:50 UTC 2016

I would like to request that rsync -n to an rsync server target that is read only be supported rather than generating the following error,
ERROR: module is read only

The motivation is to allow the generation of a list of files against an rsync target that will be used by another application. Since dry-run mode does not require write access it would be convenient if the “module is read only” error message was only thrown if/when a write attempt is made and not assume write access is needed.


Stuart Anderson  anderson at ligo.caltech.edu

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