Possible Bug report
dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu May 9 11:44:02 EST 2002
That behavior is intentional. If you want to force it to create
parent directories you need to have a similar directory tree on the
source machine and use the --relative option, for example
rsync -a --relative local/bin B:/usr
On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 12:52:20PM +0100, Ferguson, Duncan wrote:
> I have a server (A) with a directory structure I want to copy to another
> server (/usr/local/bin...)
> On the client (B), only /usr exists (/usr/local doesn't).
> I used:
> /opt/PKGrsync/bin/rsync -a --delete --force
> --rsync-path=/opt/PKGrsync/bin/rsync --exclude=save -v -v /usr/local/bin
> but it failed with:
> opening connection using /usr/bin/ssh B /opt/PKGrsync/bin/rsync --server
> -vvlogDtpr --delete --force . /usr/local/bin
> building file list ...
> expand file_list to 4000 bytes, did move
> excluding directory bin/save because of pattern save
> rsync: mkdir /usr/local/bin: No such file or directory
> rsync error: error in file IO (code 11) at main.c(285)
> rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (8 bytes read so far)
> rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(150)
> Creating /usr/local on B cured the problem and it worked without further
> issue. It seems the mkdir should include "-p" possibly.
> Server (A) is on Solaris 2.6 5/98 105181-25
> Client (B) is on Solaris 8 02/02 108528-13
> Duncan Ferguson
> IT Infrastructure Senior Unix Systems Engineer
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