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0013789administrationmirrorspublic2018-02-23 10:01
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Summary0013789: rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous errors) (code 23) at main.c(1532) [generator=3.0.6]
Descriptionrsync: opendir "7.4.1708" (in centos) failed: Permission denied (13)

7.4.1708 directory is being pulled down by rsync with restricted permissions and then sync fails with error
Steps To Reproduce /usr/bin/rsync -rlptDv --stats --delete --partial --exclude=2\*/ --exclude=3\*/ --exclude=4\*/ --exclude=dostools/ --exclude=graphics/ --exclude=HEADER.images/ --exclude=apt/ --exclude=build/ --exclude=contrib/ --exclude=csgfs/ --exclude=docs/ --exclude=fasttrack/ --exclude=isos/ --exclude=testing/ --exclude=SRPMS/ --exclude=alpha/ --exclude=ia64/ --exclude=s390/ --exclude=s390x/ --exclude=ppc64/ --exclude=.~tmp~/ rsync:// /yum/mirrors/centos

we are executing this command and it can reproduce the error evrytme it runs
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2017-09-11 18:37

administrator   ~0030038

7.4.1708 is not yet public see the mailing list thread at



2017-09-11 18:47

reporter   ~0030039

Thanks for the reference. But, shouldn't it be blocked from being rsync'ed as well. We are not specifically pointing to that directory but still getting it which would imply this is available to read but not write which in return throws errors.


2017-09-15 06:16

reporter   ~0030086

@tru The beauty is that the link `centos/7` now points to `7.4.1708` it pretty much breaks *EVERY* rsync mirror out there:

[root@inframgtlivexcatmn1.sgdc centos][master !x?]# ls -ld 7 7.4.1708/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 www-data 33 8 Sep 13 13:56 7 -> 7.4.1708
drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Sep 15 06:06 7.4.1708/


2017-09-19 03:32

reporter   ~0030117

It seems like I misspoke about the source of the error: *EVERY* rsync mirror out there is *NOT* broken anymore, just the mirrors I initially tried to use are still broken, like `rsync://` (among those listed in

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-09-11 18:16 dilpreetsingh New Issue
2017-09-11 18:37 tru Note Added: 0030038
2017-09-11 18:47 dilpreetsingh Note Added: 0030039
2017-09-15 06:16 samveen Note Added: 0030086
2017-09-19 03:32 samveen Note Added: 0030117
2018-02-23 10:01 tru Status new => closed
2018-02-23 10:01 tru Resolution open => fixed