Communication problem with rsync-2.6.0

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Apr 5 17:01:06 GMT 2004

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 12:45:18PM -0400, Tim Conway wrote:
> The second problem is that you have put "-e rsh" after filespecs, thus
> having it interpreted as such.

Not necessarily.  Modern option parsers indulge in option reordering
unless told not to (for example, by setting POSIXLY_CORRECT in the
environment).  Thus, it is likely that the trailing "-e rsh" was
interpreted by rsync as a remote-shell option.


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