[Bug 11558] New: rsync always try change owner and group of symlink in --fake-super mode

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[Bug 11558] New: rsync always try change owner and group of symlink in --fake-super mode

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https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11558

            Bug ID: 11558
           Summary: rsync always try change owner and group of symlink in
                    --fake-super mode
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.1.2
          Hardware: x64
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: core
          Assignee: [hidden email]
          Reporter: [hidden email]
        QA Contact: [hidden email]

Hi.

I long time discover strange to me behavior. If I add --fake-super
option on both sides rsync start always set owner and group of symlink.
What interesting there no error, but it done each time as it has been
changed.

Simple reproduce:
$ mkdir rsync.symlinks
$ echo 'file content' > rsync.symlinks/file.itself
$ ln -s file.itself rsync.symlinks/file.symlink

Then try to transfer it on remote host:
$ rsync -apr --links --itemize-changes --fake-super -M--fake-super
rsync.symlinks [hidden email]:~/temp/rsync.symlinks
cd+++++++++ rsync.symlinks/
<f+++++++++ rsync.symlinks/file.itself
cL+++++++++ rsync.symlinks/file.symlink -> file.itself

And again:
.L....og... rsync.symlinks/file.symlink -> file.itself


I had tried use --rsync-path="rsync --fake-super" instead of
-M--fake-super what unsurprisingly give me same result:
$ rsync -apr --links --itemize-changes --fake-super --rsync-path="rsync
--fake-super" rsync.symlinks
[hidden email]:~/temp/rsync.symlinks
.L....og... rsync.symlinks/file.symlink -> file.itself

I had post it in mail list -
http://samba.2283325.n4.nabble.com/rsync-always-try-change-owner-and-group-of-symlink-in-fake-super-mode-td4692664.html
but does not receive intelligible answer.

Possibly relates to https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10496

With best wishes, Pavel Alexeev.

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