rsync 2.6.2 fails to expand list

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun May 9 03:39:07 GMT 2004

On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 09:30:06PM -0400, Will Wilson wrote:
> It seems the "[6420]" is not accepted in 2.6.2.

I'm guessing you either switched shells or changed your shell options
because 2.6.2 handles the command you cite in the same way as earlier
versions.  The safest way to go is to quote wild-cards that you don't
want your local shell to (try to) expand:

rsync -auv 'rsync://[6420]' /pub/linux/kernel


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