rsync restore the file owner but rsyncd do it not

Christopher Faylor
Mon Dec 8 16:50:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 04:51:29PM +0100, Matthias Meyer wrote:
>:-) Yes it works!
>Three important things are going wrong in "my" past:
>1. /etc/passwd as well as /etc/group are necessary in windows to enable
>  cygwin to map windows SID/GID to posix uid/gid.
>2. --numeric-ids are necessary during backup to server if the client uid/gid
>  is unknown there (whats probably the case) . During restore --numeric-ids
>  are not necessary because uid/gid should be known on client side.
>3. The environment variable must be CYGWIN=ntsec, which is already the
>  default.
>Hopefully my summary above help other users :-)

The phrase "must be...which is already the default" does not make logical


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