question on IO error message..

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Wed Dec 12 02:34:08 EST 2001

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 08:13:54PM -0800, Sri Ramkrishna wrote:
> Does anybody know under what conditions does the error, 
> "IO ERROR skipping delete" show up?  I'm trying to sync some areas
> and getting this error.  My guess is that rsync cannot access all the
> areas in the source.  I got some permission denied errors prior to getting
> the IO error message..

Usually there should have been some other message telling you what the
problem was.  If you're coming from an rsync daemon, the error may be in
the daemon's log and not printed to you.  Yes, permission denied errors
will cause that message to show up.

- Dave Dykstra

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