rsync creates wrong sized files

Dr A V Le Blanc LeBlanc at
Fri May 21 07:30:49 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 11:17:58AM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> Sounds like the rsync daemon you are contacting is running 2.6.1.  If
> so, just remove the -R option and all should be well (it's not needed by
> the command you're using).  Also, since you're using --delete, get rid
> of the trailing '*' in the source path -- it is inhibiting deletions in
> the base dir of the transfer (leave a trailing '/').  After that, advise
> the folks at that they should update their rsync to
> 2.6.2.

Many thanks to Wayne Davison for his advice in this.  I have made
the changes he suggested, and the mirror has worked correctly last
night.  I shall also advise the maintainer of
that he needs to update his rsync.

This bug can now be considered closed.

     -- Owen
     LeBlanc at

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