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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 http://wpkg.org/test.7z
>> 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
> 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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