rsync: --delete fails with multiple source directories
dwd at bell-labs.com
Mon Jul 22 11:33:31 EST 2002
That's not enough information for us to be able to do anything with.
Can you at least find a stack backtrace in the core file? If you could
boil it down into something that someone else could reproduce that would
help a lot.
- Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jul 22, 2002 at 07:19:26AM -0400, Edward Farrar wrote:
> Rsync 2.5.5 is producing this error message and a core file when executing the
> command "/usr/local/bin/rsync -av --delete --force /net/OSCM/OS_ATLAS2/CONFIG/.
> /net/OSCM/OS_TITAN1/2.6/CONFIG/. /OS/2.6/CONFIG"
> building file list ... done
> rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (8 bytes read so far)
> rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(150)
> The /net/OSCM directory is an NFS mounted file system. The /OS directory is
> local. From reading the man pacge for rsync, one of the syntax options is
> "rsync [OPTION]... SRC [SRC]... DEST ". The two source directories contain
> several files with the same name. I am unsure how rsync selects which file to
> transfer, but it appears to be the file with the most recent date. Is that
> My basic goal is to merge the two source directories, choosing the most recent
> file in either directory if a duplicate name exists, and then deleting any
> "extra" files in the destination directory.
> Any insight and help is greatly appreciated. I have searched the web and as
> much documentation I could find, but have been unsuccessful in finding a
> solution. I have also tried versions 2.5.4 and 2.3.1 with the same results.
> Ed Farrar
> system names removed for security reasons......
> # uname -a
> SunOS XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 5.8 Generic_108528-11 sun4u sparc
> # /usr/local/bin/rsync --version
> rsync version 2.5.5 protocol version 26
> Copyright (C) 1996-2002 by Andrew Tridgell and others
> Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks, batchfiles,
> no IPv6, 64-bit system inums, 64-bit internal inums
> rsync comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you
> are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the GNU
> General Public Licence for details.
> # df -k /net/OSCM /OS
> Filesystem kbytes used avail capacity Mounted on
> XXXXXXXXX:/sol/oscm 41943040 29256720 12650144 70% /net/OSCM
> /dev/md/dsk/d0 17402262 14459697 2768543 84% /OS
> # du -sk /net/OSCM/OS_ATLAS2/CONFIG/. /net/OSCM/OS_TITAN1/2.6/CONFIG/.
> 320 /net/OSCM/OS_ATLAS2/CONFIG/.
> 368 /net/OSCM/OS_TITAN1/2.6/CONFIG/.
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