Help with Partial Transfer Error?

Milutin Voinivich Milutin at
Thu Jun 24 13:27:18 GMT 2004

I suspectthe spambayes cache files was lock exclusive,
so that  rsync can't access it.


Milutin Voinivich

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Anderson" <stephena at>
To: <rsync at>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 11:30 PM
Subject: Help with Partial Transfer Error?

> Hello,
> I'm fairly new to rsync so please bear with me.  I'm trying to use cwRsync to sync 
> my spambayes installation between my laptop and home computer, both running 
> WinXP.  I have configured rsync servers (cwrsync) on both machines.
> Now, I am trying to pull the files from the laptop rsync server down to the home 
> computer and I'm encountering the error:
> rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(1048)
> I checked to see what did and did not transfer.  All of the spambayes "cache" files 
> fail to transfer while the .db dbm files transfer fine.  Each of these cache files is a 
> text record of a raw email stream.  The files have names like "1088009747-2".
> I looked in the source at 1048, and in error.h but all I could determine was that a 
> partial file transfer error occured; just what it told me!
> My gut feeling is that it's having trouble creating the files with no extension.  Can 
> anybody help me find a way to work around this?  Thanks for your time!
> Regards,
> Steve

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