Enhancement suggestion: improve the host not found error message
dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu May 9 10:04:04 EST 2002
I think we need a Mac OSX user to supply a patch. I have access to
a Mac OSX system remotely and tried the command and got a different
unhelpful error message:
rsync: failed to connect to g45: No child processes
uname -a reports the same darwin kernel version.
- Dave Dykstra
On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 10:47:24AM -0400, Chris Pepper wrote:
> At 9:38 AM -0500 2002/05/07, Dave Dykstra wrote:
> >What operating system are you talking about? Solaris 2.7 reports
> > rsync: getaddrinfo: g45 873: no address associated with hostname.
> >and Linux kernel 2.4.18 reports
> > rsync: getaddrinfo: g45 873: Name or service not known
> Sorry, this is Mac OS X (Darwin):
> >pepper at salt:~% uname -a
> >Darwin salt.rockefeller.edu 5.4 Darwin Kernel Version 5.4: Wed Apr
> >10 09:27:47 PDT 2002; root:xnu/xnu-201.19.3.obj~1/RELEASE_PPC Power
> >Macintosh powerpc
> Chris Pepper
> >On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 12:06:42AM -0400, Chris Pepper wrote:
> >> When I feed a bogus hostname to rsync, it reports "Undefined
> >> error". It would be useful if instead it would say something more
> >> informative, like "Host not found".
> >> Thanks for rsync!
> >> Chris Pepper
> >> PS-Please cc: me on any replies -- I'm not a subscriber.
> >> >[imobile:~/Sites/cvs/apache-clone] pepper% rsync -CHaz --delete
> >> >--stats --progress g45::cvs-apache ~/Sites/cvs/apache-clone/
> >> >rsync: failed to connect to g45: Undefined error: 0
> >> >rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10) at clientserver.c(97)
> >> >[imobile:~/Sites/cvs/apache-clone] pepper% rsync --version
> >> >rsync version 2.5.5 protocol version 26
> >> >Copyright (C) 1996-2002 by Andrew Tridgell and others
> >> ><http://rsync.samba.org/>
> >> >Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks,
> >> batchfiles,
> >> > no IPv6, 32-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.
> Chris Pepper: <http://www.reppep.com/~pepper/>
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