Michael wrote:

there was a message from Paul  last answered at 2009-10-01. Paul
discribes exactly the problem I have. Shachar I am very interested in
fix you mention to preserve the permission and ownership. In case this
is really may I ask if you could please implement the fix?

At the moment, I have no time to work on rsyncrypto. I'm aware of the problem, and will try to get around to it soon. As always with open source, no promises  :-(
Thanks a lot

Shachar Shemesh
Lingnu Open Source Consulting Ltd.