problems with rsync in cygwin

Max Bowsher maxb at
Tue Mar 18 19:39:59 EST 2003

Jim Gallagher wrote:
> $ rsync -a /cygdrive/c/installs/palm rsync://
> rsync: Unknown Host
> rsh.exe: can't establish connection          <========== ???????
> I thought the docs said that rsync protocol would be used if I used
> the rsync:// URL. It still wants to use rsh. I'm using rsync version
> 2.5.5 under Cygwin.

In the release notes for 2.5.6:
    * The rsync:// syntax for daemon connections is now accepted in the
      destination field.


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