Cygwin bug in hosts allow

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Aug 22 17:05:38 GMT 2005

On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 06:35:49PM -0400, Bill Denney wrote:
> When using cygwin, I tried to specify the subnet mask for the "hosts 
> allow" option in rsyncd.conf with, but that didn't work. 

Apparently inet_pton() is broken in cygwin.  Under Linux, it returns an
error, and then rsync does its own mask translation.  Under cygwin it
returns a different mask from  I'd suggest filing a bug
report with the cygwin folks.


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