dir list behavior differences?
dwd at bell-labs.com
Tue Nov 20 09:47:21 EST 2001
On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 03:49:27PM -0500, Don Fike wrote:
> I have set up an anonymous rsync server
> that seems to work as expected. However
> when I try to access the server from several
> other unix boxes using rsync with a command
> like this;
> rsync netlib3.cs.utk.edu::netlib
> I get the motd and then a line that states
> client: nothing to do
> Now I would expect this to give me a directory
> listing. I do get the directory listing as
> expected when doing the command from the local
> box. I have tried other servers listed here;
> and I get the same results, when using some of my
> clients I just get the motd and the client: nothing
> to do error.
> Is this an issue with backwards compatibility between
> new server and older client communications?
> Is there a way to get the listings as expected for
> all clients?
You don't mention the version numbers, but I believe the issue is yes it is
a matter of client version. Can you not upgrade the older clients?
- Dave Dykstra
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