files and directories with accented characters are destroyed

Jean-Max Reymond jmreymond at
Fri Apr 15 16:47:18 GMT 2005

2005/4/15, Wayne Davison <wayned at>:

> You'll need to investigate why that name can't be created by the
> destination filesystem.  If it contains a character that is not
> supported by the filesystem, there is nothing that rsync can do
> (without adding name-conversion rules).

I agree and I have some very strange behaviors with Mac OS X:

ckrmac:/tmp root# echo /tmp/t*
ckrmac:/tmp root# ls /tmp/t*

it seems that bash understand but not /bin/ls :-(

Jean-Max Reymond
CKR Solutions Open Source
Nice France

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