Help please... rsync 2.5.5 on Solaris 2.7

Matt Gavin mattgav at
Mon May 13 19:58:17 EST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-admin at
> [mailto:rsync-admin at]On
> Behalf Of Michael Fischer
> Sent: Tuesday, 14 May 2002 12:47 PM
> To: mattgav at
> Cc: rsync at; Matt Gavin
> Subject: Re: Help please... rsync 2.5.5 on Solaris 2.7
> The error message says that the server shell couldn't find a command
> named "rsync".  Check the bash startup scripts to make sure that they
> run without error and that PATH is set correctly.  You said you
> recompiled rsync.  Is the directory where you put the
> executable (perhaps
> /usr/local/bin) listed in PATH?
> --Mike

Hi Mike, the user "sun" exists on both hosts, from the prompt on both

bash-2.03$ id
uid=1061(sun) gid=50(sun)
bash-2.03$ which rsync

/usr/local/bin is in my System wide specified PATH. I get the same error
even when I specify the full command, ie: /usr/local/bin/rsync...

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