rsync creating 0-length files?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Nov 30 20:45:31 GMT 2004

On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 12:10:05PM -0800, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> Is there any precedent for rsync creating 0 length files that should've
> had content in them?

Are you using 2.6.3?  Older rsync versions did not check the return of
the close() call, which could result in lost information if a disk (or
per-user quota) filled up.  The latest rsync should not do that.


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