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From Heiko Richter <lists-apa...@heikorichter.name>
Subject Re: Cron <apachemirror@www> /home/apachemirror/bin/mirror cron
Date Sat, 28 Jul 2012 15:27:56 GMT
Am 2012-07-28 16:52, schrieb Sascha E. Pollok:
> Hallo Heiko, et al,
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2012, Heiko Richter wrote:
>> And another one...
>> -------- Originalnachricht --------
>> Betreff: Cron <apachemirror@www> /home/apachemirror/bin/mirror cron
>> Datum: 2012-07-28 15:15
>> Absender: root@heikorichter.name (Cron Daemon)
>> Empfänger: apachemirror@heikorichter.name
>> rsync: opendir "/zzz/dir775" (in apache-dist) failed: Permission 
>> denied (13)
>> rsync: opendir "/zzz/dir555" (in apache-dist) failed: Permission 
>> denied (13)
>> rsync: opendir "/zzz/dir755" (in apache-dist) failed: Permission 
>> denied (13)
>> rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous 
>> errors) (code 23) at main.c(1518) [generator=3.0.9]
> These directories do not very important. Its making me wonder how
> (just a guess) totally unrelated things make it to the repository.

Wether or not the directories and their contents are importent or not 
is completely irrelevant. The cron daemon does neighter know nor care 
about the importance and sends me an email with the error messages after 
every sync run. All mirror admins have that problem and it's just 

> Of course we could all hide symptoms but thats not what we really 
> want.
> Especially following our previous discussion fixing rights is not 
> working
> on the root cause - of course. And even then, the "find" might run 
> after
> uploads with wrong rights and a client syncing.
> So errors again.

Of course that could happen, but running a find command in regular 
intervals would reduce the count of emails. Every mirror admin would 
receive a maximum of 1 email before the error is automatically fixed. At 
the moment we receive several (one for every sync run) until someone 
with access to the archive master reads their emails and corrects the 

> I bet Henk and the others will eventually come up with a good 
> solution ;-)

And until they do, a script with find correcting wrong permissions 
automatically is - in my oppinion - the best solution.

> Have a weekend!
> -Sascha

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