How Can I save the original permissions while setting g+rX for all files

Dimitrios Apostolou jimis at
Mon Dec 9 01:18:56 UTC 2019

Yes indeed, it is setting both the permissions. So it sets the desirable 
access rights to the file, but does not save the original mode in the 
xattr. So it's not really working out for me.

On Monday, December 9, 2019 2:11:23 AM CET, Kevin Korb via rsync wrote:
> When I try it the chmod works on both the real permissions and the
> permissions in the xatttr.  Maybe the behavior has changed since
> whatever version you have (3.1.3 here) but this probably wouldn't help
> you either.
> On 12/8/19 7:56 PM, Dimitrios Apostolou via rsync wrote:
>> Hello list!
>> Combining -M--fake-super with --chmod ends up changing the permissions
>> stored in the fake-super xattrs. I.e. the permissions stored in the
>> xattr, are
>> affected by --chmod. ...

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