Re: How to manage root<-->root rsync keeping permissions?

2021-08-03 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Tue 03 Aug 2021, Chris Green via rsync wrote: > Is there a way to copy (for example) the /etc hierarchy from one > system to another preserving root ownership of files and without > revealing root passwords all over the place? Best way is to run an rsync daemon on the source system, and be

Re: '--address' option on client side.

2021-03-29 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Fri 26 Mar 2021, Harry Mangalam via rsync wrote: > > I'm trying to improve a parallel rsync wrapper called parsyncfp (pfp) in > response to a user request. He wants rsync to emit data on multiple > interfaces (one interface per rsync instance). From the man page it seems > like the

Re: rsync support in authprogs - feedback requested

2021-02-18 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 18 Feb 2021, Bri Hatch via rsync wrote: > > We use authprogs for more than just rsync though, and want more granularity > than rrsync can support. If you force rrsync for the ssh key via > command="rrsync" then that key may only be used to run rsync, you can't > also allow additional

Re: Is there any way to restore/create hardlinks lost in incremental backups?

2020-12-11 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 10 Dec 2020, Chris Green via rsync wrote: > > Occasionally, because I've moved things around or because I've done > something else that breaks things, the hard links aren't created as > they should be and I get a very space consuming backup increment. > > Is there any easy way that one

Re: feature request: exclude from path

2020-08-03 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Mon 03 Aug 2020, Matt Stevens via rsync wrote: > So I've gotten excluding paths to work as a standalone command. When I paste > this into a script however, it ignores the exclusions. Any advice? > > rsync -aXvr --times --links >

Re: Removing folder at destination

2019-11-22 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 14 Nov 2019, Freddie Valdez via rsync wrote: > > Rsync 2.6.9 Wow, that's ancient. Released 06 Nov 2006 > Mac OS interacting with Windows servers. > > My Rsync command: rsync -rvz --exclude-from=exclude.txt source destination. > > I copy large files from server A to server B excluding

Re: hardlinking missing files from src to a dest: didn't work way I thought it would.

2019-11-14 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 14 Nov 2019, Pierre Bernhardt via rsync wrote: > Am 14.11.19 um 10:54 schrieb Paul Slootman via rsync: > > You need to specify the source directory as the link-dest directory. > > Hi, I tried it also because it's an old question which has never worked > for me. Instead

Re: hardlinking missing files from src to a dest: didn't work way I thought it would.

2019-11-14 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 14 Nov 2019, L A Walsh via rsync wrote: > Have a directory with a bunch rpms in it, mostly x86_64. > > Have another directory with a bunch, mostly 'noarch'. > > Some of the noarch files are already in the x86_64 dir > and don't want to overwrite them. They are on the same > physical

Re: Seemingly impossible bug: -v not always listing every copied file

2019-10-30 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Wed 30 Oct 2019, raf via rsync wrote: > > I have a task that rsyncs files from a list of > candidate files (--files-from=). It's verbose (-v) and It would be helpful to show the complete rsync command line. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing list.

Re: checksum feature request

2019-10-03 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Tue 01 Oct 2019, Bill Wichser via rsync wrote: > > Attached is the patch we applied. Since xxhash is in the distro, a > dependency would be required for this RPM. If nothing else, perhaps the > developers should just take a look as this could benefit many. "The distro" is a bit vague for a

Re: rsync rewrites all blocks of large files although it uses delta transfer

2019-02-14 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Thu 14 Feb 2019, Delian Krustev via rsync wrote: > On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:25:59 PM EET Remi Gauvin > wrote: > > If the --inplace delta is as large as the filesize, then the > > structure/location of the data has changed enough that the whole file > > would have to be written out in

Re: linux rsync <-> SSHDroid has started becoming unreliable after an upgrade of Fedora 28 to 29

2019-02-02 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Sun 03 Feb 2019, Philip Rhoades via rsync wrote: > > For some years I have been using rsync quite happily to send / retrieve > files to / from SSHDroid Pro but recently I have started having a problem > when transferring large numbers of file - I am pretty sure it started after > upgrading

Re: bug: xattr filter rule treated as file filter rule on the remote side

2018-04-29 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Sat 28 Apr 2018, Andras Nagy via rsync wrote: > Summary: an xattr filter rule (e.g. --filter='-x! user.*’, which is suggested > by the documentation) is treated as a file filter rule on the remote side. I think that you're missing the point that filter rules affect the list of files to be

Re: What does this mean? select(1, [0], [], NULL, {60, 0}) = 0 (Timeout)

2018-01-24 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Mon 22 Jan 2018, Kevin Korb via rsync wrote: > From man 2 select: > int select(int nfds, fd_set *readfds, fd_set *writefds, > fd_set *exceptfds, struct timeval *timeout); > > So, it is waiting for file descriptor #1 to become available with a 60 > second timeout which it is hitting.

Re: [Bug 12568] Integer overflow still exists in xattrs.c, leading to buffer overflow

2017-10-09 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Sun 08 Oct 2017, just subscribed for rsync-qa from bugzilla via rsync wrote: > > --- Comment #1 from Wayne Davison --- > I've committed a fix for this into git. Many thanks for pointing this out. > Sorry for how slow I've been lately. Hey, I'm just happy you're still around

Re: rsync got stuck

2017-09-06 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Tue 05 Sep 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote: > On 08/30/2017 05:39 PM, Paul Slootman wrote: > > On Wed 23 Aug 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote: > > > >> abc 3797 3796 0 01:12 ?00:03:14 /usr/bin/rsync --compress > >>

Re: How to set absolute path for rsync?

2017-08-30 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Tue 15 Aug 2017, Joe Qiao via rsync wrote: > Thanks so much for the quick reply, Kevin! > > I tried with ssh and --partial-dir, it looks the partial file still will be > stored in local dir, but not in /tmp. > > > Every 1.0s: ls -al /home/joe/rsync/ /tmp/ > Tue Aug 15 17:29:30

Re: Clarifications on getting debug information when rsync freezes

2017-08-30 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Wed 16 Aug 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote: > > I am having a problem with rsync freezing and I would like to collect the > proper information while the problem happens. However, I would like to ask > some clarifications. > > rsync-debug > === > > I see references of

Re: rsync got stuck

2017-08-30 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Wed 23 Aug 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote: > abc 3797 3796 0 01:12 ?00:03:14 /usr/bin/rsync --compress > --compress-level=9 --bwlimit=512k --recursive --delay-updates --quiet > --update --exclude=/.* /SRC_PATH/ DEST_IP:/DEST_PATH/ Try running rsync without the

Re: Bug: rsync erroneously changes modification time

2017-06-12 Thread Paul Slootman via rsync
On Mon 12 Jun 2017, max.power--- via rsync wrote: > How exactly does rsync determine that the copy has the incorrect timestamp > and not the source file? The source by definition is correct. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing list. To unsubscribe or

Re: How do you exclude a directory that is a symlink?

2017-03-03 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 03 Mar 2017, Steve Dondley wrote: > The directory I'm trying to copy from is: /home/blah/dir > > The symlink is /home/blah/dir/unwanted_symlinked_dir > > On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:10 AM, Paul Slootman <paul+rs...@wurtel.net> wrote: > > > You don't

Re: How do you exclude a directory that is a symlink?

2017-03-03 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 03 Mar 2017, Steve Dondley wrote: > I'm trying to rsync a directory from a server to my local machine that has > a symbolic link to a directory I don't want to download. I have an > "exclude" option to exclude the symlink which works fine. However, if I add > a --copy-links option to the

Re: Ownership and permissions when syncing directory contents

2017-01-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 20 Jan 2017, John Lane wrote: > > When you rsync a directory, say `$rsync mydir/ ...` with the trailing > slash, the destination directory is changed to the ownership, > permissions and timestamp of `mydir`. > $ rsync -a a/ b/ c > $ ls -ld c > drwxr-xr-x 2 john users 4096 Jun

Re: make "rsync -N" == "rsync --numeric-ids" ?

2016-11-18 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 18 Nov 2016, Harald Dunkel wrote: > > "--numeric-ids" is a lot of text and easy to be forgotten or > misspelled. > > Since it is a highly important option for making backups of > remote systems via rsync I wonder if "-N" could be introduced > as an abbreviation for "--numeric-ids"? "-N"

Re: -e escape rule

2016-10-29 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sat 29 Oct 2016, Samuel Williams wrote: > I'm not proposing some additional characters to split on, but quite > the opposite, to handle the backslash escaped spaces correctly and NOT > split. Rest assured, there is no bug with the original escaping. For > your edification: > > $ echo \I\'\m\

Re: O_NOATIME ?

2016-10-26 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 26 Oct 2016, devz...@web.de wrote: > > since we are using rsync for backing up millions of files in a virtual > environment, and most of the virtual machines run on SSD cached storage, i`d > be curious how that negatively impacts lifetime of the SSD`s when we do rsync > run every night

Re: error code 255 - not mentioned in manpage?

2016-10-25 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 25 Oct 2016, devz...@web.de wrote: > > is there a reason why error code 255 is not mentioned in the manpage > and wouldn`t it make sense to add "255 Unexplained Error" there > for completeness ? It wouldn't be unexplained then anymore, would it? :-) Paul -- Please use reply-all

Re: -e escape rule

2016-10-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 20 Oct 2016, Samuel Williams wrote: > > I'm using Ruby's Shellwords module, which generates a string from an > array, suitable for shell evaluation. > > Ruby's implementation prefers escaping whitespace with a backslash > rather than quotes. However, this appears to cause some kind of

Re: rsync: connection unexpectedly closed

2016-10-12 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 12 Oct 2016, Kip Warner wrote: > > I think the key insight was in the strace log which showed the select() > call was timed out. If I knew what type of file descriptor it was being > fed, I might have a clue. It might have been a socket or something on > disk. I don't know. You can use

Re: rsync: connection unexpectedly closed

2016-10-12 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 10 Oct 2016, Kip Warner wrote: > > The server the data is being uploaded to with the strace running on it > has rsync version: > > $ rsync --version > rsync  version 3.0.9  protocol version 30 > > The client reported: > > $ rsync --version > rsync  version 3.1.1  

Re: RFE to allow dry-run against read only target

2016-07-08 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 01 Jul 2016, Stuart Anderson wrote: > 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

Re: --partial not working?

2016-06-28 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 24 Jun 2016, Kevin Korb wrote: > Again, --partial only means don't delete the incomplete file if rsync is > aborted. Normally rsync will delete the incomplete file so you don't > have bogus files laying around. > > When you rsync to or from a network mount to rsync that is a local copy.

Re: Memory consumption for rsync -axv --delete

2016-03-25 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 25 Mar 2016, John Long wrote: > > I have been using rsync for many years and never had any kind of problem. > Lately I am running out of RAM trying to do an incremental backup to a box > that only has 2G of RAM. The entire directory structure I'm mirroring is > about 200G of files. A

Re: [PATCH] Consider nanoseconds when quick-checking for unchanged files

2016-01-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 20 Jan 2016, Wayne Davison wrote: > equal. One possible improvement would be to skip the nanosecond check if > the destination file has a nanosecond value of 0. That could possibly be > improved if we figure out if a particular device ID supports nanoseconds > somehow. I have a potential

Re: [PATCH] Consider nanoseconds when quick-checking for unchanged files

2016-01-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 20 Jan 2016, Andrey Gursky wrote: > > I was just about to implement the same, since nanoseconds are taken > into account when transferring, thus making it obvious not to ignore Really? I thought the protocol only transmits seconds. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to

minor patch for manpage

2015-12-30 Thread Paul Slootman
The description for --compress-level=NUM does not give any indication what values are permitted for NUM. Paul --- ./rsync.yo.orig 2015-12-30 11:47:24.180646652 +0100 +++ ./rsync.yo 2015-12-30 11:47:27.477198899 +0100 @@ -1907,7 +1907,9 @@ that will not be compressed.

strange behaviour when using (conflicting) options -q --progress

2015-12-30 Thread Paul Slootman
-q seems to override -v completely, but when combined with --progress, a single newline is output when there are no updates transferred; but if a file *was* updated nothing at all is output. It seems that there might be some short-circuited code when nothing is trasferred, but that a check for

Re: strange behaviour when using (conflicting) options -q --progress

2015-12-30 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 30 Dec 2015, Paul Slootman wrote: > -q seems to override -v completely, but when combined with --progress, > a single newline is output when there are no updates transferred; but if > a file *was* updated nothing at all is output. > > It seems that there might be some short

Re: What is the default compression level for local synchronisation?

2015-10-05 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 05 Oct 2015, Charles wrote: > > The question I want answering is "Does rsync need telling not to > compress when SOURCE and DEST are both local or does it automatically > choose a sane compression setting?" If you don't ask rsync to compress, it won't compress... That's different from

Re: rsync --link-dest and --files-from lead by a change list from some file system audit tool (Was: Re: cut-off time for rsync ?)

2015-07-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 13 Jul 2015, Andrew Gideon wrote: On the other hand, I do confess that I am sometimes miffed at the waste involved in a small change to a very large file. Rsync is smart about moving minimal data, but it still stores an entire new copy of the file. What's needed is a file system

Re: Rsync Failed /proc/kcore 128 TiB NTFS HDD Makes Scary sounds even when not mounted

2015-04-30 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 30 Apr 2015, Kezhawe wrote: I can still readwrite on the external hdd and on my laptop (which I have my gentoo there) I can't do anything on / because its filled up with /proc/kcore after rsync failed You need to ignore /proc/kcore as (a) that's a virtual file that doesn't reside on

Re: Two same rsync commands give different results on two debian mirrors.

2015-04-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 14 Apr 2015, Hongyi Zhao wrote: On Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:32:10 +0200, Paul Slootman wrote: On Tue 14 Apr 2015, Hongyi Zhao wrote: See the following commands: ___ $ rsync -rmnv -f +_README -f -_* ftp.is.co.za::mirror/ftp.debian.org

Re: Two same rsync commands give different results on two debian mirrors.

2015-04-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 14 Apr 2015, Hongyi Zhao wrote: See the following commands: ___ $ rsync -rmnv -f +_README -f -_* ftp.is.co.za::mirror/ftp.debian.org/ ftp.us.debian.org/debian [snipped] receiving file list ... done sent 23 bytes received 9 bytes 1.42 bytes/sec

Re: The complicated filter rule used by me worked for one Debian mirror and not for the other.

2015-04-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 14 Apr 2015, Hongyi Zhao wrote: I write a complex filter rules as follows: rsync -amvHPRSB131072 -n --delete --delete-excluded \ -f +_dists/jessie/**binary-all/Packages.gz \ -f +_dists/jessie/Release* \ -f +_dists/jessie/**binary-amd64/Packages.gz \ -f

Re: rsync 3.0.9 segmentation fault

2015-04-07 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 07 Apr 2015, Aron Rotteveel wrote: Anyone have any other ideas I could try to debug this issue? :) You could try using the latest version of rsync? 3.1.1 was released some time ago. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing list. To unsubscribe or

Re: rsync slow exclude folder

2015-02-28 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sat 28 Feb 2015, ? ?? wrote: rsync version 3.0.9 protocol version 30 rsync -a --exclude=tmp/* /home/ /backup/home/ It is necessary that the contents of the folder tmp copy, but the folder tmp in backup was created. If the folder /home/tmp/ is many millions of files,

Re: rsync to multiple destinations

2015-01-29 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 29 Jan 2015, Johan Kröckel wrote: I am looking for a way to start one rsync command with multiple destinations. My use case: I have one (slow) usb drive which should be synced to two other harddrives. It would be great if rsync could read one file which is to be copied to both hard

Re: rsync splits filenames, creates special characters where none are, weird permissions

2015-01-07 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 07 Jan 2015, Lenz Weber wrote: Where the local destination /data/snapshots is an NFS volume mounted with the flags (rw,noatime,addr=192.168.1.XX) and the source is a symlink to a zfs snapshot - that looks like this: /var/backups/mail -

Re: Differing behaviour on consecutive runs

2014-12-17 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 17 Dec 2014, David Jennings wrote: Hi all. I have a strange issue with sync'ing from a USB-attached ext4 file system on one machine, to a USB-attached ext3 file system on another. The sync works fine (a few thousand files). If I run it again straight away, or a few minutes later,

Re: Bug-report:rsync may hung if time jumps backwards

2014-12-03 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 03 Dec 2014, yhu2 wrote: On 11/28/2014 09:41 AM, yhu2 wrote: thanks your reply, could you please send off official fix? or could you please tell me which release will include this patch. any comments would be appreciated! The git repository is browseable, the patch for this can be

Re: Rsync keeps copying everything to the server

2014-10-04 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 02 Oct 2014, Juan Carlos Valle Sandoval wrote: I have changed the script to: rsync.exe -ai --size-only --progress --log-file=/cygdrive/v/notes/archive/RSyncLogFile.txt /cygdrive/d/%username%/notes/archive /cygdrive/v/notes/ You could still try the other suggestion of

Re: Rsync keeps copying everything to the server

2014-10-04 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sat 04 Oct 2014, Paul Slootman wrote: Only the modified file was backed up. However the whole file was copied, not just the new things. :-( Why do you say this? Oops, didn't read Kevin's followup and didn't notice the rsync over two local filesystem paths. Paul -- Please use reply

Re: Backup scripts - recycling old backup directories (Kevin Korb)

2014-09-15 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 15 Sep 2014, Kevin Korb wrote: I would never operate in a manner that only has 5-6 days of old backups. The backups that I am deleting are more than a year old. I keep the Sunday backups for a month, the 1st of the month backups for a year. The other daily backups are expired after

Re: Concern: rsync failing to find some attributes in a file transfer?

2014-07-26 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sat 26 Jul 2014, Kevin Korb wrote: I just moved my home partition to a new harddisk w/more space. Home Partition? Are we in 1995? Why would you have a partition mounted anywhere other than /boot ? Didn't we just have this discussion already recently? There are valid reasons to have

Re: SIGHUP signal

2014-02-15 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sat 15 Feb 2014, Perry Hutchison wrote: Hiroyuki Ikegami ike...@mixallow.net wrote: 2014-02-15 7:39 GMT+09:00 Grozdan neutri...@gmail.com: Yesterday, I changed my rsyncd.conf file to add one more module to it. Then I sent a kill -HUP $pid signal to rsync running in daemon mode, but

Re: problem with rsync-daemon via ssh

2014-02-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 14 Feb 2014, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: You mixed the options from remote shell with rsync daemon. Rsync is used either as 'rsync over SSH'(/remote shell) OR daemon-mode. Matthias, Ik recommend you check out the USING RSYNC-DAEMON FEATURES VIA A REMOTE-SHELL CONNECTION part of the

Re: /usr/bin/ssh not found when rsync is executed within rsnapshot

2014-02-10 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 10 Feb 2014, Lorenz wrote: grep -v # /etc/rsnapshot | grep [a-z] i.e. the /etc/rsnapshot minus the comments and the empty lines: I'd recommend using 'grep .' to find non-empty lines... shorter and more accurate :-) rsync_long_args -ev

Re: List subdirectories only n level deep on the remote server when use the -a option of rsync.

2014-02-04 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sun 02 Feb 2014, Hongyi Zhao wrote: But I've tried the following methodes based on your suggestion and get different results: werner@debian:~$ rsync -a --exclude '/*/*/*/*' rsync://ftp.cn.debian.org/debian | wc -l 1798 werner@debian:~$ rsync -a --exclude '/*/*/*/**'

Re: List subdirectories only n level deep on the remote server when use the -a option of rsync.

2014-02-02 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sun 02 Feb 2014, Hongyi Zhao wrote: I want to list the contents on the remote rsync server only to n, say, 2 level deep. In my case the the server is rsync://ftp.cn.debian.org, and I want to list all of the stuff in the following subdirectory only to 2 level deep:

Re: Selective --delete

2014-01-08 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 07 Jan 2014, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote: On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 9:44 AM, Paul Slootman paul+rs...@wurtel.net wrote: rsync will not touch files that have been --exclude'ed; unless you also specify --delete-excluded . So just specify those LIVE-only files in your exclude list. Uh

Re: Selective --delete

2014-01-07 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 07 Jan 2014, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote: My issue is with the --delete part. While I want the procedure to delete extraneous files from the LIVE server when they are removed from the DEV one, there are a few files on LIVE that do not and will never exist on the DEV server, however they

Re: --itemize-changes not recursive (not printing created files inside created directories)

2013-12-18 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 18 Dec 2013, Kevin Korb wrote: Also, rsync's -c is rather dumb as it computes checksums for files that have different sizes so they can't possibly be the same and it computes checksums for files that only exist on one end and therefore has nothing to compare them to. The list of files

Re: Moving/merging a filesystem back into /

2013-12-03 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 03 Dec 2013, Kevin Korb wrote: Sure. Simply put, you can just change ext[23] to ext4 in fstab and it will just work. Faster even. Just be very sure that you have ext4 support in your kernel, otherwise you have a problem. ext4 should be listed in /proc/filesystems . Of course, the

Re: segfault in 3.1.1dev

2013-11-05 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 01 Nov 2013, Carlos Carvalho wrote: Happened again: Oct 31 15:55:49 sagres kernel: denied resource overstep by requesting 8392704 for RLIMIT_STACK against limit 8388608 for /usr/local/bin/rsync[rsync:80954] uid/euid:1011/1011 gid/egid:1011/1011, parent

Re: rsync-3.1.0 --chown, --usermap, and --groupmap ignored?

2013-10-14 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sun 13 Oct 2013, Jed Brown wrote: The man page describes options --chown, --usermap, and --groupmap, but these seem to be silently ignored beyond validating that the user and groups do indeed exist. Is the following supposed to work? No, because you're not running the rsync command as the

Re: multiple secrets file

2013-09-30 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 30 Sep 2013, thomas veymont wrote: ie. any modules declared in mymodules1/ will use users/passwords in secret1.inc whereas mymodules2/ modules will use secret2.inc. is it the right way to implement this ? Well, the secrets parameter is listed under MODULE PARAMETERS in the

Re: Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch

2013-08-13 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Sherin A wrote: But if a user create a hard link to /etc/shadow from his home dir , and he request a restore , then he can read the shadow files and decrypt it . If he can make a HARD link to the shadow file, then he can already read it - and worse. Paul -- Please use

Re: Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch

2013-08-13 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: On 13.08.2013 09:52, Paul Slootman wrote: On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Sherin A wrote: But if a user create a hard link to /etc/shadow from his home dir , and he request a restore , then he can read the shadow files and decrypt

Re: Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch

2013-08-13 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: BUT there is no direct vulnerability in that, only processes after that (like backup/rsync) can make a vulnerability out of it. ... which is what I already wrote. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing

Re: Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch

2013-08-13 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: I read your sentence differently: If he can make a HARD link to the shadow file, then he can already read it - and worse. My understanding of your sentence says: The ability to hardlink, means that anyone can read any file they can

Re: Platform variations with --exclude-from

2013-05-27 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 27 May 2013, Joseph L. Casale wrote: On Linux, an rsync command and exclude_file contents of: # cat exclude_file /etc/alsa # rsync -a --delete --delete-excluded --exclude-from=exclude_file /etc server::module properly excludes /etc/alsa but not any file within /etc's directories

Re: rsync behavior on copy-on-write filesystems

2013-05-22 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 21 May 2013, Allen Supynuk wrote: ## 1) Start with an empty filesystem $ df -h . Note that you need to be using btrfs filesystem df . for reliable numbers; the normal df does not take into account background cleanups etc. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid

Re: exclude a pattern but only in the top level

2013-05-16 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 15 May 2013, Brian K. White wrote: I did in the case when it was only one pattern, but that was just a simplified example. The actual job involves too many include and exclude patterns to use --include --exclude, or even --include-from and --exclude-from, because the patterns are

Re: exclude a pattern but only in the top level

2013-05-15 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 15 May 2013, Brian K. White wrote: Consider the following directory structure /foo/aaa/*/* /foo/bbb/*/* /foo/ccc/*/* I want to sync all of /foo, but exclude /foo/aaa rsync -avz /foo ${DEST}::root Firstly, I always recommend that with directory transfers you add a trailing

Re: exclude a pattern but only in the top level

2013-05-15 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 15 May 2013, Brian K. White wrote: rsync -avz /foo/ ${DEST}::root/foo/ This syntax does work in his case, and is easier to read, because it ends up using the exact same specification /foo/ and /foo/ for both source and dest, but the syntax I had was also correct. I no longer

Re: Compilation error during rsync-3.0.9

2013-05-02 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 30 Apr 2013, Gauri Senad wrote: I am compiling rsync-3.0.9 in my build system (which is for 2.6.10 linux kernel. I am using windriver build system), compilation is failing due to size of “uint32” and “uint16” was computed wrongly during configuration. Hmm, it took some googling to see

Re: file corruption

2013-04-29 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 29 Apr 2013, Kevin Korb wrote: Simply put, if you have something that is screwing with your file data without touching your time stamps then you have been infected with a rootkit. You should be thanking rsync for not backing up your As he's running QNX I don't expect he's infected.

Re: Error 28 and exclusion

2013-02-11 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 11 Feb 2013, scott.geo...@parker.com wrote: Secondly, I am receiving an error 28 (ENOSPC) on the transfer of a large file. I make sure the destination file system is double what the source for the possibility of needing to keep copies of both during transfer, but I assumed

Re: rsync - using a --files-from list to cut out scanning. How to handle deletions? (fwd)

2013-01-18 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 18 Jan 2013, Robert Bell wrote: If a file exists in the target directory when using --link-dest rsync modifies the link rather than replacing it which means you don't have history for files that have been replaced rather than added or deleted. Thanks for your astute observation about

Re: rsync without POSIX ACLs

2012-12-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 20 Dec 2012, Ryan John wrote: The umask would be preferable to using --chmod. Is that possible? Don't you just want to use -a instead of -r in your options to rsync? That will include -p that will preserve permissions from the source. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to

Re: Rsync when using --whole-file

2012-12-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Wed 19 Dec 2012, VanL wrote: I have a question about what happens at the code level when I use --whole-file. I know that it turns off the rolling checksum. I also understand that it only checks the file's mtime and size to identify whether there should be some transfer. Two questions:

Re: rsync without POSIX ACLs

2012-12-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 20 Dec 2012, Ryan John wrote: On Thu 20 Dec 2012, Ryan John wrote: The umask would be preferable to using --chmod. Is that possible? Don't you just want to use -a instead of -r in your options to rsync? That will include -p that will preserve permissions from the source.

Re: --list-only ordering

2012-12-17 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 17 Dec 2012, Chris Dennis wrote: I've noticed an apparent inconsistency in the ordering of output from the --list-only option. For example: $ ls d1 d2 d2-x d3 f1 f2 f2-x f3 $ rsync --list-only . drwxr-xr-x4096 2012/12/17 15:18:05 . -rw-r--r-- 0

Re: rsync using huge traffic

2012-12-03 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 03 Dec 2012, Ben Oswald wrote: I've tested your advise for a few days now but is seems like the problem isn't solved. The traffice is now lower, about 15GB per backup, but still 4 times bigger than the whole data on the server. Is there an other option of rsync I can give a try. I've

Re: rsync in daemon mode, no lock file generated

2012-09-16 Thread Paul Slootman
On Fri 14 Sep 2012, Dariusz Dolecki wrote: We are running rsync in daemon mode (::) (two colons), and in /etc.rsyncd.conf there is a lock file specified: log file = /var/adm/rsyncd.log pid file = /var/run/rsyncd.pid lock file = /var/run/rsync.lock But I do not see the lock file...

Re: Huge rsyncd.log file - what do I grep for to debug rscync failures

2012-09-07 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 06 Sep 2012, Kevin Korb wrote: Connection reset by peer essentially means that the program you were talking to went away (crashed). Therefore whatever is at or near the .. or a stateful firewall somewhere lost the state of the connection. Sometimes happens when a connection is idle

Re: Time rsYnc Machine (tym)

2012-08-10 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 09 Aug 2012, Linda Walsh wrote: Anyway, thanks for the history update. I have a feeling rsync is afraid to use memory -- and really, it should try to use alot of memory to optimize transfers, I have had rsync fail after using up 8GB memory + 4GB swap, so I'm very happy it does

Re: Rsyncing huge file, timeout on rsyncd

2012-08-02 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 02 Aug 2012, Libor Klepáč wrote: Ok, i'l try setting timeout, but according to documentation, default is timeout=0 which means no timeout. IIRC setting the timeout explicitly on both ends (if you're using an rsync daemon) to the same value will cause some sort of heartbeat activity.

Re: change UID+GID on target system?

2012-06-19 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 18 Jun 2012, Uwe Brauer wrote: On Mon, 18 Jun 2012 15:33:09 +0200, Paul Slootman wrote: This makes no sense. There is no UID option for mounting a jfs filesystem; that's only appropriate for e.g. VFAT where there is no concept of UID. After mounting a jfs

Re: change UID+GID on target system?

2012-06-18 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 18 Jun 2012, Uwe Brauer wrote: Situation: On laptop 1, I am user oub (uid=1000) and in the sudo list. I connect an USB drive (jfs file system), its get automatically mounted with the correct uid. This makes no sense. There is no UID option for mounting a jfs filesystem; that's only

Re: --link-dest isn't linking

2012-04-23 Thread Paul Slootman
On Sun 22 Apr 2012, dar...@chaosreigns.com wrote: rsync -Ha --link-dest=/media/4tb/bak/panic-2012-01-01 /media/2tb/bak/panic-2012-02-01 /media/4tb/bak/ root@dancer:/media/4tb/bak# ls -l panic*/home/darxus/_latest.jpg -rw--- 15 darxus darxus 100772 1999-09-14 21:19

Re: --link-dest isn't linking

2012-04-23 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 23 Apr 2012, dar...@chaosreigns.com wrote: On 04/23, Paul Slootman wrote: On Sun 22 Apr 2012, dar...@chaosreigns.com wrote: rsync -Ha --link-dest=/media/4tb/bak/panic-2012-01-01 /media/2tb/bak/panic-2012-02-01 /media/4tb/bak/ root@dancer:/media/4tb/bak# ls -l panic*/home

Re: Bug#624826: rsync: Bad interaction between -u and --partial

2012-04-17 Thread Paul Slootman
[resending, I made a typo in the list address] [ Please Cc: 624826-forwar...@bugs.debian.org on any replies ] Please see the bug report below. In short, when using --partial together with --update, an interrupted file will get the current timestamp, and hence when redoing the transfer the file

Re: Bug#666024: rsync --link-dest can incorrectly hardlink together destination files

2012-04-15 Thread Paul Slootman
[please Cc: 666024-forwar...@bugs.debian.org on any replies, thanks] Please see the attached Debian bug report, which includes a helpful bug-reproducing shell script; I've confirmed this still happens with 3.0.9. Paul Slootman On Tue 27 Mar 2012, Ian Jackson wrote: Package: rsync Version

Re: failed: File name too long

2012-03-30 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 29 Mar 2012, Kip Warner wrote: Some file names are very long and rsync unfortunately cannot transfer them, issuing the following error message: failed: File name too long (78) I'm assuming the 78 is drawn from a system header that it was compiled against and probably not

Re: Help debugging an issue with --fuzzy --fuzzy and --link-dest

2012-03-22 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 22 Mar 2012, Andrew Gideon wrote: Note that the source ads_live_error.log.9.gz would not match the destination HOLD.ads_live_error.log.9.gz. Instead, it should have matched the destination ads_live_error.log.10.gz. I mention this in case that plays a role in this failure.

Re: killing rsync seems to wipe-out the --partial .hidden files

2012-03-20 Thread Paul Slootman
On Tue 20 Mar 2012, Frank Hamersley wrote: Thinking quickly (as I have to go to a Mindari) the approach I would take for --partial is to ... Perhaps you need to examine the manpage bit more thoroughly, you could e.g. use --partial-dir. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid

Re: killing rsync seems to wipe-out the --partial .hidden files

2012-03-19 Thread Paul Slootman
On Mon 19 Mar 2012, Frank Hamersley wrote: I am running an overnight (off-peak) replication using rsync --partial which is suspended at 08h30 each morning to allow for day time use of the internet link. However it seems the kill -TERM on the various rsync (and ssh) processes is too

Re: Check to see if there are changes using rsync

2012-03-01 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 01 Mar 2012, Daniel Bolgheroni wrote: I'm willing to use -anv (-n for --dry-run) and parse the output. But maybe there is an easier way? Maybe some status returned given a specific set of parameters? I'd use -i (itemize changes) instead of -v as that's probably easier to parse in

Re: Hlink node data for 570645 already has path ...

2011-12-06 Thread Paul Slootman
On Thu 01 Dec 2011, Kevin Korb wrote: Right, I was assuming they were linked in the source because you were using rsync --link-dest to do your incremental backups. Hmm, was I? The command being run is: rsync -aH --timeout=12345 --whole-file --numeric-ids --inplace --omit-dir-times

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