rsync: mkstemp failed: No such file or directory (2)

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun May 15 22:26:58 GMT 2005

On Sat, May 14, 2005 at 03:45:00AM -0500, John Van Essen wrote:
> Rsync does not use /tmp for incoming files unless it's specifically
> told to do so.

Note that the error says that the "/tmp" dir is *inside* the module Img:

> On Fri, 13 May 2005, <apache7 at> wrote:
> > rsync: mkstemp "/tmp/.008902000072_0181.PNG.KnfE9V" (in Img) failed:
> > No such file or directory (2)

Rsync tries to avoid revealing server details to the client, such as
path information leading to the module's files.  So, for a daemon,
rsync outputs its path information relative to the root of the module
(regardless of whether chroot is in effect).


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