[Dirvish] Re: ssh as root going away

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jan 12 02:50:02 PST 2007


Ken Dyke wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 11:12:35AM +0200, Paul Slootman (paul at debian.org) wrote:
>>                                                              Otherwise
>> you probably need to connect as some other user and use sudo (without
>> password) to run rsync; there was some discussion on this topic over on
>> the rsync mailing list this month.
> 
> Well, I was able to ignore this problem for 4 months. :-)
> But now am up against a deadline to make it work.
> 
> How do I get dirvish to invoke rsync with sudo?

In his message, Paul suggested the best answer was to run an rsync
server. What's the problem with that suggestion?

Cheers, Dave


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