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Re: [Duplicity-talk] spurious write errors

From: edgar . soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] spurious write errors
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:24:33 +0200
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On 21.04.2016 02:53, Norman Goldstein wrote:
> I use duplicity on Fedora 23 x86-64.
> I did a successful restore with duplicity,
> but there were supposed errors of the form:
>   Writing config.pl of type reg
>   Error '[Errno 1] Operation not permitted:
>   '/home/transient/systems/Duplicity/temp/config.pl''
>    processing config.pl
> However, config.pl /was/ properly written to the destination directory.
> I was not able to find in the duplicity code base where this
> message was originating.  It may be that I am having this annoyance,
> because I did a not-from-repo install of duplicity, and maybe some of
> its support packages need to be newer, too.
> ??

this usually happens when restoring as a non-root user. duplicity tries to 
restore file owner/permissions which is only allowed to root.


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