[Server-devel] Weird timestamps on XS 0.4 user backup directories.

Bill Bogstad bogstad at pobox.com
Sat Oct 25 19:46:24 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 6:18 PM, Douglas Bagnall
<douglas at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> The backup directories are created with cp -al, where the -a (for
> "archive") recursively preserves modes, links and dates.  I'm pretty
> sure the main intention was to keep modes and links, and dates are
> just an artifact.  If it is causing problems you could argue for a
> change.

Not an operational problem, just a bit of user confusion.  I've now
skimmed the python/shell/cron/incron code/configs and see how the
everything more or less fits together now.  Although, I've never seen
setfacl actually used before now...

Thanks again,

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