Question regarding exclude and invalid arg messages
jw at pegasys.ws
Mon Jun 30 18:43:31 EST 2003
On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 09:42:57AM +0200, Morten Primdahl wrote:
> I'm running rsync 2.5.6. I use it to backup a RH 7.3 file server
> (samba+appletalk) to a FAT32 external HD. I get the following output:
Huh? What in the world are you doing? That description
sounds very strange.
I presume the RH box is the source, what is the rsync
destination box, how does samba+appletalk get involved for a
> .1e6prS failed: Invalid argumentsp_ind/Emails ind/.Icon
> .fJ98aa failed: Invalid argumentsp_ud/Emails ud/.Icon
> .qLRVCT failed: Invalid argumentkt/02_Tegninger/planer/ai/.Icon
> .zM65uw failed: Invalid argumentkt/02_Tegninger/planer/fmz/.Icon
The above messages are garbage. Incomplete.
> mkstemp 2001_12_Villa_OpNed/01_Korrespondance ind/01
> Bygherre/Emails/.<None>.1.1.8sX6No failed: Invalid argument
This makes little sense. Are you sure you ran configure?
One other thing. Don't allow line-wrapping of error
> What exactly constitutes the bad argument here? I'd guess the
What "dot-folder"? If you are talking about the garbage
lines and .Icon is a folder i know it isn't mkstemp that is
the problem but there is no telling what is.
> Related question, I tried to use the same file for --exclude-from as I
> use with tar -X, and incidentally it appeared to work. I only keep some
> directory names in there, eg.
> Temporary Items
> These are directories created by the client machines and rsync does not
> copy them to the destination. I tried to add .Icon in there and that did
> not work as expected (I still get the above error messages). Any idea
> why it would work for .AppleDouble but not .Icon? I know that it's
> "luck" that the same exclude file works and that I should try and use
> rsync exclude rules, but that doesn't explain .AppleDouble vs. .Icon.
> Thanks for any enlightenment,
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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