no error messages on I/O errors

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Tue Nov 6 08:10:05 EST 2001

On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 08:02:08PM -0500, Ian! D. Allen [NCFreeNet] wrote:
> rsync-2.4.6-2mdk
> I ran an rsync into a file system that filled up.  I got no error message
> out of rsync - it just stopped and exited sliently.  I stuck an fprintf
> into the receiving code and verified that the proper error was being
> generated - it just never gets printed by the rsync sending process.
> I submitted a bug report about it; but, I can't believe that other
> people haven't had this bite them.
> Also, shouldn't rsync continue with the other files that *do* fit into
> the destination, rather than dying on the first one that doesn't fit?
> Perhaps we need an --ignore-errors-even-further option...

Do you happen to be writing to an rsync daemon (with the "::" syntax)?
A lot of error messages when communicating with the daemon only show up
in the daemon's log.

- Dave Dykstra

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