folder names containing '='

Jakob Spies jakob.spies at
Wed Jun 19 00:38:03 EST 2002

I cannot use the rsync 2.5.2 which comes with Mac OS X 10.1.5 for backing up
files from a Mac OS X machine to a Windows 2000 file server since rsync
fails ("mkstemp ... failed") whenever a folder name contains one of the
characters '=', '/', '?'. ';' in file names also seems to cause harm.

These are legal folder/file names on a Macintosh, so I would expect rsync to
handle them in a reasonable way, e.g. translate them to POSIX-compliant

Best regards,

Jakob Spies

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