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From Dean Gaudet <dgaudet-list-apache-mirr...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Mirroring apache using rsync
Date Sat, 11 Jul 1998 19:24:13 GMT


On Sat, 11 Jul 1998, Wojtek Sylwestrzak wrote:

> > 
> > > I've done a couple of passes now, and I'm consistently getting messages
> > > such as these:
> > > 
> > > skipping non-regular file dist/binaries/sinix_5.4
> > > skipping non-regular file from-cvs
> > > skipping non-regular file java/Oimages
> > > skipping non-regular file java/dist/LICENSE
> > ...
> > 
> > those are all symlinks... it's fine that you're not copying them.
> 
> Uhm, is it fine ? 
> use -l option to copy symlinks (unless you don't want them for a reason).

Sure, and then if someone breaks into taz and puts a symlink "foo -> /" 
then rsync will copy it... which is fine for chroot'd ftpds.  But if you
also serve that filespace via a non-chrooted httpd, then you could be
opening yourself up to something you don't want. 

Dean


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