rsync 2.6.3 hang (was rsync 2.6.2 crash)
paul at sdmgroup.com.au
Thu Oct 7 07:30:20 GMT 2004
> "jim" writes:
> > Thanks for the additional info.
> > I actually have tried the --no-blocking-io option, but the sync
> > still hung.
> > Since no one on Unix-like platforms are reporting an issue, do you
> > think it may be something in the Cygwin compatibility layer?
> Yes, I think so. When I tried to debug this some time ago with rsync
> over ssh using cygwin I found that data that was flushed by one end's
> rsync never arrived at the other end: the other end was still blocked
> on select. I presume that somewhere between rsync/ssh/cygwin, and
> cygwin/ssh/rsync on the other end, some buffer was not getting flushed
> properly. I don't know anything about cygwin internals, so I didn't
> look at this further.
If its worth it, I too was getting hangs with rsync and cygwin (latest
release of both). I now actually run rsync over stunnel under windows :
This seems to work quite well, with no more hangs I have seen :)
Hope this can be of some help.
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