rsync 2.5.0 bit length overflow
ewhiting at amis.com
Mon Dec 3 02:19:17 EST 2001
Martin Pool wrote:
> On 30 Nov 2001, Thomas J Pinkl <tom at hbsrx.com> wrote:
> > 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?
> That comes from zlib. It seems like a harmless warning. Is it
> reproducible? Are the file trees transferred correctly?
I see a similar warning every night. In my case the src is 2.5.0 and
dest is 2.4.6pre1. I'll upgrade the dest and see if it still happens. It
only happens on certain dirs -- I'm guessing dirs with large number of
files, but I'm not sure yet...
bash$ grep "bit length overflow" */*errors |wc
1274 3822 54680
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