Rsync for Windows on

Clint Boggio clint.boggio at
Tue Oct 7 23:06:33 EST 2003

I would like to take this opportunity to invite all parties interested
to join me and other users of rsync to #rsync on irc. I am unamware of
an existing channel that rsync users and developers use to exchange
ideas and issues in real time. I hope to see you all there.

On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 07:32, Gary Myers wrote:
> Hi to all on the Rsync mailing list.
> I noticed some posts back on the 25th September about my Rsync page 
> ( There were questions regarding 
> it's suitability, why it was there, etc, and how I did not conform to 
> the GPL.
> I have since sought advice from the Rsync administrators, who have 
> advised me with regards to the GPL, etc.
> The page has been updated accordingly, and now offers the Source Code as 
> per the GPL requirements. It no longer offers the Cygwin code - people 
> will have to follow the links to the site.
> The code is for real and will not kill your machine. I made it available 
> as I could not find a Windows executable version when I had a need to 
> backup my families PCs. I know Rsync comes as part of Cygwin, but I 
> needed an external way to run the Rsync code from an automatic script, 
> in the background, without invoking Cygwin. If anyone knows a better way 
> of running Rsync to backup a Windows D:\ Drive without a batch, I would 
> appreciate the feedback.
> If anyone has tried my EXE file on platforms other than Win2k Pro, I 
> would be interested to hear how you got on.
> Regards from England   :)
> Gary Myers
Clint Boggio <clint.boggio at>
Hogan Hardwoods & Moulding

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