Bug - just subscriibed

Peter Kennard peterk at livingwork.com
Wed Aug 28 18:28:00 EST 2002

I subscribed to report a bug.

if I rsync a directory from a PC (invoked on the PC) to a unix server 
through ssh, the first time all works fine, then if I do it again and there 
are no copys it crashes on the PC.  If I touch one file on the PC so it 
copys at least one file then all is OK.

I have the latest cygwin installed on a PC with freshly installed win2000 
build 5.00.2195, and the latest version installed from debian "woody" on a 

The debian version:
rsync  version 2.5.4  protocol version 26

The cygwin version:
rsync  version 2.5.5  protocol version 26

If I run with -vvv I get the following consistently just before it crashes.

>accounts/quickenw/whatsnew.wri is uptodate
>accounts/quickenw/~QW~LINK.QDT is uptodate
>accounts/~QW~LINK.QDT is uptodate
>generate_files phase=1
>send_files phase=1
>recv_files phase=1
>generate_files phase=2
>send files finished
>total: matches=0  tag_hits=0  false_alarms=0 data=0
(cursor left here)

The crash is "hard" it does not exit but hangs the process, and sometimes 
corrupts enough that I cant kill the process from windows task manager.

If I re-arrange the directory structure it still happens.  It always 
crashes just after displaying the second "recv_generator(dir,num)" entry 
after the "total:" print.

I can work around it by forcing a file copy, but :)

Thanks.  Peter K.

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