rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at main.c(925)

Dogsbody dan at
Wed Jul 31 11:05:01 EST 2002

Hi All,

I'm new to this group so please be gentle, I have scoured the internet and gone
all through the archives & FAQ's looking for an answer to this.

I'm using v2.5.5 of rsync which I compiled from source on a Solaris 9 box.  I'm
connecting to a Linux machine over SSH and pulling files back to me.

The section from the log that shows the error with vvv verbosity is...

wrote 16 bytes  read 506 bytes  348.00 bytes/sec
total size is 8639208  speedup is 16550.21
rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at main.c(925)
_exit_cleanup(code=255, file=main.c, line=925): about to call exit(255)

I also have a separate job which pushes files to the linux box but is otherwise
identical which I cannot get to show this error  :-\

Can anyone please help me track down what is causing this??

Thank you in advance.


dan at

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