files and directories with accented characters are destroyed

Toby D. Watson t.d.watson at
Fri Apr 15 12:47:07 GMT 2005

Jean-Max Reymond wrote:
> 2005/4/14, Jean-Max Reymond <jmreymond at>:
>>On Mac OS X (mini Mac), using rsync with --delete option to backup a
>>linux Box, all the file and directories with accented characters are
>>deleting Documents/Ve??lo/
>>deleting Documents/Ckr/marche??s_publics/
>>deleting Documents/Ckr/Pre??sentations/Linux_logiciels_libres(SICTIAM).sxi
>>deleting Documents/Ckr/Pre??sentations/Linux_logiciels_libres(SICTIAM).ppt
>>deleting Documents/Ckr/Pre??sentations/
>>deleting Documents/Ckr/Pre??sentation de Norsys 2003.pdf
>>It seems that mini Mac have not the same encoding type.
>>Also, I have a couple of complaints about mkstemp:
>>rsync: mkstemp "/Users/rsnapshot/Save/Ckrjmax/Web/azurseisme/.Cons?gudes.jpg.F7yHbl"
>>failed: Invalid argument (22)
>>I have upgraded to the very last version of rsync but the issues remain.
>>What can I do ?
> hum, same issue with scp
> filename is not correctly transferred with scp between the miniMac and
> a linux box.

Is rsync re-adding the files in the same run? I posted a couple of weeks 
back on this happening with some files with special characters.


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