Question regarding exclude and invalid arg messages

jw schultz jw at
Tue Jul 1 10:43:41 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 09:42:21PM +0200, Morten Primdahl wrote:
> >>Ah, I'm not running an rsync server, so I haven't run configure
> >>(pardon my poor initial explanation again).
> >
> >
> >I'm talking about the build procedure.  If rsync was correctly
> >built we should not be seeing an "mkstemp _pathname_ failed:
> >invalid argument" message where the pathname does not end
> >with ".XXXXXX".
> Ok, thanks. I'd been using the RPM version that ships w. RH, and later
> and RPM built from the source RPM for 2.5.6. I've now downloaded the
> source from the rsync site, configured, make and make install.
> Tried to enable -vvv but this makes rsync hang on the same file each
> time:

-vvv is known to cause hanging.  It is, however the
verbosity level needed to get some info out of that part of
the code.  Lets not try to debug the hang.  Reduce the level one notch.
Narrow the scope somewhat. And answer the questions asked in
my previous email.

> make_file(4,2001_12_Villa_OpNed/08_Projekt/10 Diverse/MDF_model.psd)
> This is a 9 meg file. Before that, lots of make_file requests have
> succeeded. When running with -vvv I noticed that there were only 2 rsync
> processes, whereas without -vvv there are 3. Using strace on the two
> processes (running -vvv) shows that they're both experiencing timeouts,
> select(2, NULL, [1], NULL, {60, 0}) = 0 (Timeout)
> Does this ring a bell to anyone?
> [root at fserv output]# uname -a
> Linux fserv 2.4.18-10 #1 Wed Aug 7 11:39:21 EDT 2002 i686 unknown
> Thanks in advance,
> Morten

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