Character set of filename problem?

Lukas Kubin kubin at
Tue Sep 10 07:06:00 EST 2002

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I'm doing it all from a Linux system by mounting the Windows partition.
I use version 2.5.6cvs of rsync. Currently I'm playing with the mount
charset parametert. Hope it'll solve it.
Thank you.


On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Ville Herva wrote:

> 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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