Rsync snapshots problem.

Warren Mannington w.mannington at
Tue Mar 25 19:26:48 EST 2003

Thanks for your help.

I have implemented this using
cygwin - rsync - ssh - cron to push the files to the server.

The bug (probably caused by samba ) with deleting files doesn't show up in
this case.


----- Original Message -----
From: "jw schultz" <jw at>
To: <rsync at>
Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: Rsync snapshots problem.
> It sounds like some strange samba filename handling to me
> but it has been a while since i used samba much.
> Why are you using samba or smbfs at all?  Rsync is terribly
> inefficient on a network mounted filesystem.  Install rsync
> on the MS-Windows (now i have to wash my hands with soap)
> machine.
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