password file problem.

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Wed Nov 28 01:23:40 EST 2001

On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 02:53:30PM -0800, Matt Anderson wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I can't seem to get the --password-file= option to work correctly.  I'm using 
> ssh as the transport.  I've got the file 0600 and only the password with no 
> carriage return.
> Can someone provide an example of use.  Here is my try:
> rsync -rtvvuz -e ssh --password-file=<file> /home/matt/* 
> remotecomputer:/home/matt
> It still asks for a password which, if I type it manually, it then runs fine.

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