rsync hanging on Cygwin

Dan Pritts danno at
Fri May 14 15:51:43 GMT 2004

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 12:47:15PM +0100, tim.moss at wrote:
> I'm trying to use rsync under Cygwin on 2 machines running Windows 2000
> Server
> There's a 2MB link between them and I'm using SSH setup for a passwordless
> connection
> rsync hangs part way through transfers and when run again hangs at the same
> place in the same files with no explanation no matter what verbosity level I
> set it to.  Each time it hangs it leaves an rsync process running on the
> "source" machine

i don't know the details and/or of solutions but i do know that there
are known issues with rsync under cygwin.

check out the rsync changelogs, i think there are mentions of some of
the bugs being fixed in some of the recent version.  Latest is 2.6.2.


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