crash on 2 gig file

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Mon Jun 16 11:17:04 EST 2003

 Does SCO support files over 2GB in size?


On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 04:16:38PM -0400, Brian K. White wrote:
> Hi, I'm still waiting for my list subscription but if I don't send in this
> bug report now I won't for who-knows-how-long and I want to get it in....
> I'm using 2.5.6 compiled from
> cvs on SCO Open Server 5.0.6
> bothe machines are the same version of OS and the same copy of rsync.
> on my live machine one of the database files eventually got to be 2 gigs
> the file has since then been archived and reset to 0
> I'm rsyncing  two different backup machines against the live machine every
> night.
> the 2 gig file grew to 2 gigs on the backup machines, but now, the rsync
> job is crashing every night on this file on both machines and half the
> files have not been getting updated for the last few months. We only
> noticed it recently.
> so to summarize the bug:
> file on LIVE is 0 bytes
> file on BACKUP is 2 gigs
> on BACKUP you run:
>   rsync -az --delete LIVE:/u/appl /u
> causes all files in the list before the 2gig file to update, nothing else.
> Of course I manually fixed the problem by deleteing the 2gig file from the
> backup machines and so tonights rsync should re-create the 0-byte versions
> and update the other files no problem, but I just wanted to log the bug.
> Thanks
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