chown.test   [plain text]

#! /bin/sh

# Copyright (C) 2002 by Martin Pool <>

# This program is distributable under the terms of the GNU GPL (see

# Test that when rsync is running as root and has -a it correctly sets
# the ownership of the destination.

# We don't know what users will be present on this system, so we just
# use random numeric uids and gids.

. "$suitedir/rsync.fns"

set -x

# Build some hardlinks

mkdir "$fromdir"
echo "This is the file" > "$name1"
echo "This is the other file" > "$name2"

chown 5000 "$name1" || test_skipped "Can't chown (probably need root)"
chown 5001 "$name2" || test_skipped "Can't chown (probably need root)"
chgrp 5002 "$name1" || test_skipped "Can't chgrp (probably need root)"
chgrp 5003 "$name2" || test_skipped "Can't chgrp (probably need root)"

checkit "$RSYNC -aHvv \"$fromdir/\" \"$todir/\"" "$fromdir" "$todir"

# The script would have aborted on error, so getting here means we've won.
exit 0