Linux to Windows
df at auto123.com
Tue Aug 23 19:21:46 GMT 2005
John Jablonski wrote:
> Thing is, it's not an rsync problem. It's a windows filesystem
> problem. Or at least a windows problem of some sort.
> You can't have a file called:
> in windows.
> Gary Thomson wrote:
>> Cygwin comes with rsync which might help with your problem, cheers
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rsync-bounces+gary.thomson=uk.wanadoo.com at lists.samba.org
>> [mailto:rsync-bounces+gary.thomson=uk.wanadoo.com at lists.samba.org] On
>> Behalf Of John Jablonski
>> Sent: 23 August 2005 18:11
>> Cc: rsync at lists.samba.org
>> Subject: Re: Linux to Windows
>> I have the same problem: backing up IMAP mail on a linux box to a win2k
>> My solution was to tar each mail directory and then rsync that. I'm
>> running a cron job on the linux box to do the tars and rsyncs.
>> Brent Blayney wrote:
>>> Hello to all,
>>> I have a script which uses rsync quite nicely to backup my Linux
>>> mail server to my XP machine from time to time to facilitate CDR
>>> The scrip is run as a batch file on the XP box and is scheduled via
>>> Windows Scheduler.
>>> It works quite well with one exception: many of the mail files come
>>> through as 0KB files and it seems that most of these have unusual
>>> filenames, particularly those starting with a period. Since this
>>> affects 95% of the files in the mail directories, this is a serious
>>> problem for me! For instance:
>>> 1120817285.22306_0.mail (works fine)
>>> .1124450874.30945_0.mail (reports 0KB)
>>> .1123700716.P14142Q0M23.mail (reports 0KB)
>>> .1087907444.7006_1.mail.domain.com,U=1,W=42566 (reports 0KB)
>>> Is there any known fix for this problem? I realize that Linux
>>> filenames and conventions don't necessarily play nice with Windows,
>>> but perhaps someone here as experience in getting this to work.
>>> Google has thus far proved ineffective in finding a solution!
>>> Also, since I'm new to these mailing lists, how do I reply to
>>> someone who as replied to my post?
Sure about that?
Volume in drive E has no label.
Volume Serial Number is 429E-1A63
Directory of E:\SPAM\ham-dv-20050629\ham-dv-20050629
23/08/2005 03:17 PM <DIR> .
23/08/2005 03:17 PM <DIR> ..
13/05/2005 10:03 AM 7,399
10/05/2005 08:30 PM 11,315
29/06/2005 08:32 AM 21,644
29/06/2005 04:03 AM 21,830
23/06/2005 04:02 AM 19,870
13/06/2005 07:23 AM 10,752
13/06/2005 03:54 AM 20,450
10/06/2005 03:54 AM 24,911
08/06/2005 03:55 AM 26,722
29/06/2005 10:03 AM 3,780
10 File(s) 168,673 bytes
2 Dir(s) 29,018,013,696 bytes free
No problem on NTFS or fat32. These were extracted from a tar, not
directly created using rsync though.
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