rsync doesn't exit

Paul Slootman paul at
Fri May 13 08:37:50 GMT 2005

On Fri 13 May 2005, Ken Gillett wrote:

> Sorry to have to ask again, but I'm still completely stuck on this.

I'd suggest at least first upgrading to the latest rsync version,
there have been plenty of fixes since the versions you're using.

> Can anyone suggest why rsync doesn't exit when there is no output  
> console, even though it's not trying to display anything? I can only  
> think it must be a quirk of the rsync code, but is there a solution?

Having strace output would help. At the least, what strace shows when
you attach it to the hung rsync processes.

Paul Slootman

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