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Re: using rsync with Win32/UNC pathnames?

On Apr 11 20:47, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> If you want, download
>> You will need 7zip to extract it (or something compatible).
> Such as the cygwin p7zip program, or the native programs distributed by the 
> upstream 7zip project (google...)
> However, be warning: 7zip -- and the 7zip format -- contain NO provisions 
> for storing unix style permissions, unix style ACLs, nor Windows/NTFS style 
> ACLs.
> Therefore, if Corinna 'unpacks' you test file, she will NOT necessarily be 
> testing your exact scenario.  So, you need to use a tool that cares for 
> such things (the exact tool will depend on the OS (and cygwin, if OS=win) 
> for your server, and for your client.
> I point this out, because it may not be a UTF filename encoding problem at 
> all. You just might not have the appropriate permissions to access the 
> (remote, local) files.

If he's running under and admin account, that would not be a problem
because of the backup privilege mystery :)


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