rsync 2.5.6 globbing bug

Alan Burlison Alan.Burlison at
Fri Aug 1 07:17:33 EST 2003

jw schultz 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.

Fixing it would be even nicer :-)

Alan Burlison

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