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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] backup of files without write permission

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] backup of files without write permission
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 20:15:19 -0700

>>>>> "AM" == Arkadiusz Miskiewicz <address@hidden>
>>>>> wrote the following on Fri, 30 May 2003 16:32:11 +0200

  AM> rdiff-backup 0.11.4 can't properly backup files with permissions
  AM> like this: -r--r--r-- somefile.

  AM> First time it does backup properly but second time it can't
  AM> overwrite (backup version of) that file and fails with No
  AM> presmission error.

  AM> It should u+w, overwrite, u-w then.

I just tried and couldn't reproduce the error.  Anyway, I don't think
the error can be occurring as you describe, because rdiff-backup
doesn't update changed files, it writes new ones and then moves them
into place.

Ben Escoto

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