rsync 2.5.4 on win2k machine

tim.conway at tim.conway at
Thu Mar 21 11:15:04 EST 2002

What commandline are you giving it?  It should already be set up with 
cygwin.  Do you mean as a rsyncd?  Access to other hosts?  What are you 
attempting to do with it?

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"Raviraj Murdeshwar" <rmurdeshwar at>
Sent by: rsync-admin at
03/20/2002 11:12 AM

        To:     "'David Starks-Browning'" <starksb at>
        cc:     "'rsync at'" <rsync at>
(bcc: Tim Conway/LMT/SC/PHILIPS)
        Subject:        RE: rsync 2.5.4 on win2k machine

I installed cygwin, and it had rsync packaged with it.'
I tried win95 setup given on rsync ftp site, but it did not work on win2k.

do you know, what are the additional steps required for rsync setup on 

thanks ..
Raviraj Murdeshwar
Siebel Systems, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Starks-Browning [mailto:starksb at]
Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 12:11 AM
To: Raviraj Murdeshwar
Cc: 'rsync at'
Subject: rsync 2.5.4 on win2k machine

On Tuesday 19 Mar 02, Raviraj Murdeshwar writes:
> Hi,
> i have downloaded rsync 2.5.4 source and was trying to compile it on 
> machine.
> is it supported on win2k machine ?

It requires Cygwin, which you can get from <>.
Moreover, you can install rsync directly using the Cygwin Setup
program.  Neat!


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