several errors with irregular pathnames
wayned at samba.org
Wed Dec 15 16:12:58 GMT 2004
On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 02:28:16PM +0100, Eric van Blokland wrote:
> After this error, I tried to copy a complete directory which caused
> the first mentioned problem. It appears that the pathname somehow gets
> misinterpreted and split into two separates.
When using an rsync server, a repeat of the module name after a space is
inerpreted as a separate file by the command-line processor. For
instance, the following would request three files:
rsync -av remote::'mod/one mod/two mod/three' /dest/
Perhaps that tripped that command?
As for the other problem you mentioned, I have not run into any
situtation where rsync mangles the path names it transfers, so I don't
know what to suggest to you.
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