rsync-2.5.1pre1 with -F option

tim.conway at tim.conway at
Tue Dec 4 03:50:19 EST 2001

I always get that too.  I just figured i'd screwed something up.
solaris 7

Tim Conway
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Ayamura KIKUCHI <ayamura at>
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12/02/2001 11:09 AM

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        Subject:        rsync-2.5.1pre1 with -F option

I compiled and tried rsync 2.5.1pre1.
RSYNC with -F option dumps a core.

% gdb ./rsync
GNU gdb 5.1
(gdb) r -F
Starting program: /work/rsync-2.5.1pre1/./rsync -F

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
write_batch_argvs_file (orig_argc=-2, argc=0, argv=0x0) at batch.c:153
153            if ( !strcmp(argv[i],"-F") ){  /* safer to change it here 
than script*/

-- ayamura

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