rsync via ssh dumps core after being interrupted

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Nov 1 04:49:58 EST 2003

On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 09:18:59AM +0100, Bernhard Erdmann wrote:
> If I interrupt rsync (^C), sometimes rsync on the other host dumps core 
> or uses all (!) available memory and all CPU.

Sounds like the bug that was handled by this fix in 2.5.6:

 * Prevent infinite recursion in cleanup code under certain circumstances.
   (Sviatoslav Sviridov and Marc Espie)

I'd suggest upgrading to 2.5.6.


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