[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 9 21:56:21 CEST 2009

Alexander Cherepanov a écrit :
> Well, this is quite easy -- just don't ask rsync to preserve 
> permissions. Option -a includes option -p (preserve permissions). So I
> usually use options -rt (recursive, preserve modtimes) instead of -a 
> (which is equal -rlptgoD) on Windows.
I'm quite surprised: I seem to remember that Philip didn't use -a (nor -p) on
the first place, only -r, and had problems even this way.

> Then rsync will act as other cygwin programs, including wget. Which 
> could also be troublesome;-( Easy solution is to set CYGWIN environment 
> variable to nontsec (doc: http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html 
> ). But adjusting umask should probably be enough.
Not if you're using a non-cygwin version of rsync such as the one from
Synametrics, I assume?


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