rsync 2.6.6 nasty bug?
jnelson-rsync at jamponi.net
Sat Dec 10 16:05:59 GMT 2005
On Sat, 10 Dec 2005, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 08:06:26PM -0600, Jon Nelson wrote:
> > rsync -avvvvv --delete-excluded --exclude-from=excludes \
> > -e 'ssh' remote_machine:
> I see no destination directory there, so is that command just listing
> the remote files? The verbose output you mention later seems to be
> trying to transfer a file, so I think you left something out. I'm going
> to assume that you left out a local source directory because that's the
> only scenario that makes sense to me.
You are right! I did mis-transcribe. Mea culpa. However, it's really
there (just not in my email): The source directory is /home/jnelson.
The important thing is with the 2.6.3 binary everything works fine, and
with the 2.6.6 binary it breaks, with the only thing changing between
invocations being the binary. I can supply you with straces or portions
> Would you please double-check rsync's version on both machines? I
> can't get rsync to fail, so I'm left to assume that the server side
> really has a version that is somewhere in between 2.6.3 and 2.6.4 (in
> that it could say that it supports protocol 29 when it doesn't
> really). If so, either upgrade the server version or re-compile its
> current in-between-releases source with the rsync.h define
> "PROTOCOL_VERSION" set to "28", not "29".
I've confirmed that the source is in fact 2.6.6.
I definately see the rsync's negotiate protocol version 29.
Jon Nelson <jnelson-rsync at jamponi.net>
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