Inadequate error checking in rsync 2.5.5

David Norwood judapeno at
Sat Aug 16 07:04:50 EST 2003

> I've had a chance to think on it.  Attached is a patch that
> allows unmap_file() to report the first read error that
> map_ptr found.  The behaviour is the same.  I doubt this will
> apply against anything but CVS HEAD as of now.
> This should probably use FERROR instead of FINFO so that a
> partial transfer is reported.
> Any thoughts guys?

Okay, with this patch I now get error messages, but it still creates null
filled output files.  I guess that is what you meant by "the behavior is the


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