rsync error…

Smoot Carl-Mitchell smoot at
Mon Jan 5 22:56:02 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 23:18 +0100, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:

> $ ./Backup 
> rsync: chgrp
> "/home/guraknugen/Eget/Datorer/Operativsystem/Dokumentation/Tangentbordslayout Ubuntu 20080217.ods" failed: Operation not permitted (1)
> rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at
> main.c(1058) [sender=3.0.3]
> $ 
> The file mentioned is actually a soft link to a file with the same 

rsync is attempting to change the group on the target file when the uid
rsync is running as is not the same as the target symlink.  Check the
ownership of the original symlink.  I bet you are not the owner for some

Smoot Carl-Mitchell
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