rsync 2.5.0 bit length overflow

Thomas J Pinkl tom at
Sat Dec 1 03:44:27 EST 2001

I'm seeing:

  bit length overflow
  code 4 bits 6->7

in the output of rsync 2.5.0 between two Red Hat Linux systems.
One is RH 6.1 (kernel 2.2.19-6.2.1, glibc 2.1.3-22), the other 
is RH 7.2 (kernel 2.4.9-13, glibc 2.2.4-19).  Both systems have 
rsync 2.5.0.

On the RH 6.1 box, I run this command:

  rsync -v --stats -az -e rsh -H --exclude-from FILE /some/dir/. rh72:/some/dir/.

Anyone have a idea of what this means?

Thomas J. Pinkl                         738 Louis Drive
Unix Systems Programmer                 Warminster, Pa 18974
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