[CentOS] unison versus rsync

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 19:19:09 UTC 2010

On 1/14/2010 12:27 PM, Bill Campbell wrote:
> Another feature of rsync modules that can be useful is that each module can
> specify a user and group thus one can rsync user directories between
> systems where the user names are the same but uid and gid may differ.

If you are running as root, rsync should normally map the user/group ids 
locally by names unless you turn the feature off with the --numeric-ids 
option  (more or less like tar does).

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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