[Dirvish] Problem with .gvfs

Jenny Hopkins hopkins.jenny at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 18:29:12 UTC 2010

On 6 November 2010 18:10, Dale Amon <amon at vnl.com> wrote:
> Has anyone else run across this headache?
> sending incremental file list
> rsync: readlink_stat("/home/amon/.gvfs") failed: Permission denied (13)
> FATAL I/O ERROR: dying to avoid a --delete-during issue with a pre-3.0.7 receiver.
> rsync error: requested action not supported (code 4) at flist.c(1800) [sender=3.0.7]
> I'm doing an rsync from root to back up a number of directories;
> however, .gvfs attributes are only visible to the user, not to
> root and thus it causes the back up to fail. I'd have to do
> a seperate backup for each user to get around this.
> Any ideas?

If you search the archives, this issue has come up a few times.
I solved the problem by adding this line to the exclude section in the
default.conf for dirvish vault:



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