question on IO error message..

Sri Ramkrishna sramkris at
Wed Dec 12 04:22:58 EST 2001

On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 09:34:08AM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote:
> 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.

Okay, I figure that would make sense.  I didn't really see anything other
than permission denied errors that was causing it.  My guess is either
that the area used to be open and then someone changed the permissions
or something and it could no longer mirror...


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