2.5.5-1 rsync hangs

Steve Thompson smt at vgersoft.com
Mon Oct 7 22:51:00 EST 2002

On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Anthony Heading wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 01:06:22PM -0700, Sudheer Tumuluru wrote:
> > 
> >     I am having the same problem with rsync 2.5.5-1. I am
> > trying to rsync a couple of short text files between a linux server and
> > Win2k Professional boxes with cygwin. About 20% of the time, rsync freezes
> > at the end of the transfer, and I can't kill the rsync process in
> > cygwin even if I give it a 9 (SIGTERM) signal. This happens mostly on dual-processor
> > machines but it did happen once on the single proc machine as well.
> Me too.  I spent this afternoon debugging.  There doesn't appear to be
> anything wrong with rsync - looks rather more like something in cygwin
> signal delivery is ill.
> [...]

I use rsync every day on Tru64 Unix and Linux systems. I have frequently
seen this problem there, too.


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