rsync probs (again, got ignored the first time)
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Aug 10 15:52:42 BST 2006
I have finally managed to get the majority of the /home/gene directory
backed up via rsync on a Kubuntu-6.06 install thats running emc2 out in my
However, when I run rsync as the user gene, there are quite a few files
that rsync has to skip due to perms problems. The huge majority of the
'dot' files etc etc.
I can, as root, in the /home directory, do a 'chown -R gene:gene gene'
That theoreticly would then allow all but 2 files in ~/emc2.head that have
to be setuid for emc2 to run ok to be backed up. BUT, and I can't type it
any bigger, what does that do to the rest of the user gene's stuff in a
Many thanks for any discussion I can generate on this.
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