win2k + >2GB files problem

David Bolen db3l at
Fri Nov 9 05:15:30 EST 2001

Horvath Andras [Horvath.Andras at] writes:

> Thank you all for the replies. I'm using 2.4 stock of kernels of course,
> and I don't use rsh or cygwin on the win2k side, only the compiled
> rsync.exe and a cygwin1.dll copied into the rsync directory.

Just for the record, using the rsync.exe compiled for Cygwin is "using
cygwin".  The cygwin1.dll provides the Unix/Posix emulation layer that
rsync is compiled against, and thus all system functions (including
file I/O) go through it.

-- David

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