Character set of filename problem?

Ville Herva vherva at
Mon Sep 9 20:01:01 EST 2002

On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 04:40:06PM +0200, you [Lukas Kubin] wrote:
> I'm getting the rsync error "partial transfer (code 23) at main.c(925)"
> when restoring a 'rsync-ed' Windows partition from a Linux system.
> I feel the problem might be caused by the characterset (win-1250) which
> the files on Windows partition are stored in.
> Is there any solution to this?
> Thank you

What version on rsync are you using on Windows? The cygwin one?
Cygwin doesn't have unicode support, so it is unable to access filenames
with different charset letters in them. This could be your problem.

Chris January has made a patch for cygwin unicode support a couple of months
ago, but so far it hasn't been accepted in cygwin mainline.

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