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Sun Jan 4 23:01:44 GMT 2004

/users/tconway>man rsync |grep environment
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     environment variable.
     the environment variable RSYNC_PROXY to a hostname:port pair
     environment variable RSYNC_PASSWORD to the password you want
     WARNING: On some systems environment variables  are  visible
          RSYNC_RSH environment variable.
          The  CVSIGNORE  environment  variable  supplements  any
          The RSYNC_RSH environment variable allows you to  over-
          The RSYNC_PROXY  environment  variable  allows  you  to
          The USER or LOGNAME environment variables are  used  to
     HOME The HOME environment  variable  is  used  to  find  the
tconway at atlas
/users/tconway>rsync --version
rsync  version 2.4.6dev  protocol version 25
Copyright (C) 1996-2001 by Andrew Tridgell, Paul Mackerras and others(tcc, 
Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks, absolute 

tconway at atlas
There are probably more.  those were just the ones that fell to a grep. 
They are, however, all the ones i remembered.  N qrgnvyrq npghny E(vat) bs 
gur (S Z) vf yvxryl gb lvryq zber vasbezngvba.

Tim Conway
tim.conway at
Philips Semiconductor - Longmont TC
1880 Industrial Circle, Suite D
Longmont, CO 80501
Available via SameTime Connect within Philips, n9hmg on AIM
perl -e 'print pack(nnnnnnnnnnnn, 
".\n" '
"There are some who call me.... Tim?"

"Thomas Lambert" <thomas at>
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11/05/2001 01:09 PM

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        cc:     (bcc: Tim Conway/LMT/SC/PHILIPS)
        Subject:        Failed to dup/close : The descriptor is a file, not a socket

I am getting this error on a Win98SE pc, but not on WinNT4 or Linux Redhat
7.1 or 7.2.

Failed to dup/close : The descriptor is a file, not a socket

The command I used was

rsync -e ssh gas.exe

It works like I said on NT4 and from my Linux pc.  I have cygwin installed
on the win98 and NT.  Rsync is version 2.4.6  Is it just because Win9x

Also where can I get a list of environment variables that I can use?  I
didn't see a list of them in the MAN or readme.

Thomas Lambert
DSC Associates, Inc.
thomas at

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