rsync 2.5.6 globbing bug

jw schultz jw at
Fri Aug 1 06:56:51 EST 2003

On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 05:52:51PM +0100, Alan Burlison wrote:
> I do entirely agree with your point about sanity over performance, and I 
> think the current mysterious failure mode is not at all helpful.

I just looked and here i do agree with you.  This is
apparently just silently failing when it should kick out an
error message to the client.  "Argument list too long" would
be appropriate.

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