[GRLUG] rsync/rsnapshot

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Dec 7 08:45:10 EST 2015

On Thu, 2015-12-03 at 11:30 -0600, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> Trying to setup replication of an rsnapshot archive, .. the base
> backup is
> running fine, *but* when I try to replicate it, it farkles the
> timestamps:

Permissions?  Only root@ or a context holding some role [I cannot
recall] can *modify* the ctime/mtime of a file;  otherwise anyone could
play merry hob with your filesystem.

This is especially an issue if you are using network mounted file-
systems where one side may recognize the god-powers of a context but
they do not translate to the other.

Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam at whitemice.org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA

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