rsync fails

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Thu Aug 16 23:29:17 EST 2001

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:52:12PM +1200, Paul Quilty wrote:
> Hi
> RSYNC starts building a file list to be copied across to remote host, while building it stops and then returns to the command line without actually sending anything or completing the list of files to be transfered, no errors are generated.
> When I select a smaller list of files to copy over it manages to start copying stuff over, but stops transfering files part way through.
> Is there a limit to the number of file that can be copied in one rsync session ??
> Version information:
> rsync verison 2.4.1    protocol version 24
> redhat 6.2

Rsync 2.4.1 had severe known hanging problems, especially over ssh.  Upgrade
to 2.4.6.  That one still has some hangs too but it doesn't happen as often,
and a patch is available and will be in the next release.

- Dave Dykstra

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