Please help : Strange 'file has vanished' behaviour with rsync
jim at jrssystems.net
Mon Feb 9 04:37:07 GMT 2004
Wait a second; why are you using -e ssh when this is apparently a local
rsync using network filesystems? I missed that the first time through...
> You should be able to temporarily map your UNC to a drivespec and then
> use rsync with the mapped drivespec rather than telling it to use the
> UNC directly. That would work around your issue effectively. You'll
> want to use the path /cygdrive under Cygwin to access your mapped
> drivespec. Something like this:
> net use z: \\mypc1\myshare1
> rsync -e ssh -av /cygdrive/z/dir1/* /cygdrive/z/dir2/
> Hope that helps...
> Jim Salter
>> Please help : Strange 'file has vanished' behaviour with rsync on
>> I need to run rsync on windows and sync shares thru UNC names.
>> When I try :
>> rsync -e ssh -av //mypc1/myshare1/dir1/* //mypc1/myshare1/dir2/.
>> rsync does a copy but says "file has vanished" for every file.
>> Then when I run: rsync -e ssh -av --dry-run //mypc1/myshare1/dir1/*
>> it shows me all the files-- indicating that all are out of sync.
>> I need to encode logic to transfer only when needed, and this is not
>> On the other hand, just to test, if I did a copy without going to
>> rsync -e ssh -av /cygdrive/c/myshare1/dir1/* /cygdrive/c/myshare1/dir2/.
>> and then run:
>> rsync -e ssh -av --dry-run //mypc1/myshare1/dir1/*
>> it shows me no files --indicating that the dirs are in sync.
>> I would have to use UNCs to copy.
>> Is there a bug that I am encountering?
>> How do I make things work?
>> Best regards
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