Bug report: sender needs to have backup-dir
carson at taltos.org
Wed Mar 31 21:41:08 GMT 2004
--On Wednesday, March 31, 2004 8:58 AM -0800 Wayne Davison
<wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> Regardless, you weren't entirely clear what prompted you to mention
> this. Inefficiency? Or a compatibility bug?
> In thinking about multi-version compatibility, it seems to me that if a
> 2.5.x client/receiver was running a 2.6.0 server/sender that the
> --suffix option would get passed on, but not --backup-dir. Thus, if the
> suffix was null, the 2.6.0 rsync would complain. So, I think this
> change would fix this:
The issue is a 2.6.0 client fetching data from a 2.5.x server. The 2.5.x
server just exits.
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