Ubuntu: Cannot rsync Git objects



Question:

I'm using rsync to backup my home directory to a Synology NAS. Everything works fine except Git objects:

$ rsync -avP $HOME me@server:/volume1/homes/me/    ...    rsync: open(.git/objects/c8/f9ba8b537b0329a003b9a2c3585c5937bf6ec2) failed!!: Permission denied (13)    ...  

But:

$ ls -la .git/objects/c8/f9ba8b537b0329a003b9a2c3585c5937bf6ec2  -r--r--r-- 1 me me 627 Nov 13  2013 .git/objects/c8/f9ba8b537b0329a003b9a2c3585c5937bf6ec2  

I don't understand what the problem is. I can access all the files, the repositories work and all other files are backed up just fine. What's so special in these Git object files?


Solution:1

I got this eventually fixed by updating the software of my Synology to the latest. Now rsync runs just fine (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS).


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