Inadequate error checking in rsync 2.5.5
jw at pegasys.ws
Sat Aug 16 08:04:10 EST 2003
On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 02:04:50PM -0700, David Norwood wrote:
> > 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
That is correct. At the point in which we detect the
problem there isn't anything we can do to produce
good files. The most i can see our being able to do is to
warn you that it has happened.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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