Trouble with rsync inside fcron: buffer overflow in
hvisage at envisage.co.za
Mon Jun 28 07:40:58 GMT 2004
On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 11:58:39PM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 09:41:49PM +0200, Hendrik Visage wrote:
> > /usr/bin/rsync --delete-after --max-delete=1 -pogtvS /var/spool/mail/* /md7/mail_backup/`date "+%H"`/
> Drop the '*' and try again (leave the trailing slash prior to the '*',
> of course). It looks like you're running into the bug that affects
> multiple-sources combined with --delete (which is mentioned in bugzilla
> along with the patch that went into CVS to fix it). If so, the failure
> symptom is not one I have seen before (it more typically crashes with a
1) The * is needed because of the need to sync only the _files_ and
no other directory beneath that directory's files.
2) Why does it work from a terminal? ie.
Also, after I've been debugging alot, I found it also work under hc-cron,
but still not under fcron :(
3) And now the extremely scary part:
added -vvvv before the --delete-after, and it started to work.
Removed them one byone, and now it's working under fcron :(
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