rsync, windows/cygwin and special characters in filenames

Ville Mattila ville.mattila at
Thu Jun 17 23:01:05 GMT 2004

Wayne Davison wrote:

>On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 09:25:50PM +0300, Ville Mattila wrote:
>>I noticed that when the files are synced from the server to my windows 
>>box, the rsync translates the special characters to quotes.
>Rsync does not translate any characters, so the problem is most likely
>that the font you are using in Windows is not compatible with the
>character set you want to display (e.g. Windows tends to use CP 1252).

OK thanks for your reply!

I'm not sure about the character set at this moment. Everything works 
fine when I use the files in my local network over Samba. Special 
characters are shown and saved without any problems. The problem appears 
not before I want to copy the file structure to my laptop.

Thank you,

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