Rsync from windows 98 with a password file

Ken Gregoire ken at
Fri Jun 3 15:57:00 GMT 2005

You can only run W98 as a bat file. W98 does not support daemons.

Here is what I do:
Create win.bat
 rsync.exe --config=c:/rsyncd/rsyncd.conf --daemon --no-detach

Put this in startup.

Hope this helps.


Pete Letkeman wrote:

>When I use this command from a Windows XP system everything works fine:
>C:\cwrsync\cwrsync>rsync.exe -avzr --stats --password
>file=c:\cwrsync\pete.secret --files-from=filesfrom.dat /
>pete at crux1::testing 
>But when I try if from a Windows 98 system I get this error message:
>"password file must not be other-accessible continuing without password
>Can rsync run from Windows 98 using a password file? If someone has this
>working then can you sent me a URL to version of rsync that used to get
>it working.
>Thanks for your help,
>Peter Letkeman, Programmer
>Electro-Byte Technologies Inc.
>Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
>pete at

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