rsync cygwin hang

Martin Domeij martin at
Tue Jun 15 15:57:34 GMT 2004

Yes, I am running the latest version of cygwin, I just upgraded it.


On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Dan Pritts wrote:

> I don't remember the details but i recall that some of the cygwin problems
> required an update to cygwin, not an update to rsync.  are you running
> all the latest cygwin?
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:23:18AM +0200, Martin Domeij wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm having problems with rsync hanging on Cygwin. I read some archives
>> of the list about this, but if I understood it correctly this problem
>> had been solved? Mine prevails though.
>> I'm running rsync 2.6.2 at both ends, Cygwin's version on the Windows
>> end and's version on the other, Debian Woody, end.
>> The one on the Cygwin end is running as a daemon, --daemon and
>> --no-deatch.
>> On the Debian end I say rsync --verbose --recursive --links --perms
>> --times.
>> When it hangs the processes are still alive and just sit there.
>> I'm toying with the idea that the reason for all this is that the file
>> that it hangs on is open. If so, would this be what would happen?
>> If I supply a --timeout=10, it will break after 10 seconds and go on to
>> the next module. This is however bad for a number of reasons. I'm
>> thinking it might have been better if it just hade gone on to the next
>> file rather than module. Thoughts?
>> Does anyone have an idea as to what the problem is and/or how I can
>> resolve it?
>> /Martin
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