Error in rsync that I don't understand..

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Tue Jan 15 08:20:18 EST 2002

On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 10:01:31AM -0800, Sri Ramkrishna wrote:
> [I wish the list archives were searchable, this most likely is a repeat
> question]

You can use google to search using the keywords rsync keys_to_search_for

> We have a set of cron jobs that do regular rsyncs mirroring two trees.  This
> has been pretty stable.  Over the weekend, almost all of them broke with this
> message:
> rresvport: bind: Permission denied
> (15728) Error reading 4 bytes : EOF
> Under what conditions does this error occur?  It looks like it couldn't
> bind to a port because it wasn't allowed to.  But I'm not certain if
> thats the correct translation.

I don't think that message is coming from rsync.  The strings "rresvport"
and "Error reading" don't occur anywhere in the source code.

- Dave Dykstra

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