Chris Shoemaker c.shoemaker at
Wed Jul 14 21:05:09 GMT 2004

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 09:22:45AM -0400, Wallace Matthews wrote:
> I have 2 servers. Both have my home directory on a common file server mounted as /home/wally. I have 2.6.2 in my home directory in 
> /home/wally/rsync/rsync-2.6.2 and I am doing a push from one file server to another.
> My command line has /home/wally/rsync/rsync-2.6.2/rsync as its command. I have verified that is the command that is in *_rsync_argvs. I had assumed that the remote server would also be using /home/wally/rsync/rsync-2.6.2/rsync for its execution. 
> Could it be simply using "rsync" and using an older "rsync" that happens to be installed and in the path??
> The reason I ask is that I am seeing large files being sent twice (not all the times but frequently). This was a bug in 2.5.7 (the native rsync in our redHat distribution). It was reported as being fixed in 2.6.2. 
> I reported it as a "--backup" problem on friday, but over the week end I realized that this may be the old bug and that I noticed it primarily because I was testing "--backup" and that I saw the second copy displacing my backup file. 
> Before I reported that the bug is back, I want to make sure that my environment is doing what I think it is. 

	Did you ascertain which version of rsync you were using?  It
sounds like you are rsync'ing between locally mounted directories.  If
so, then only the version of rsync you execute will be in play.


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