Mysterious (bogus?) rsync(d) errors -- (code 23) at main.c(1045)

Josh Berkus josh at
Thu May 19 18:30:09 GMT 2005


> > John, Wayne,
> >
> :-)  Howdy, pardner...

<coffee sprays all over keyboard>

> Previously rsync was skipping the symlinks because you didn't specify
> --links, so --safe-links had no effect.  If you want it to transfer
> symlinks as files, use -L (--copy-links).  If you want it to duplicate
> "safe" symlinks and copy "unsafe" links as files, specify --links with
> --safe-links.  If you want it to skip them, leave the various symlink
> options off (and tolerate the skipping messages).

Ah, keen, thanks for clarifying that.  I'll just drop the --safe-links.


Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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