RSYNC with Double-byte

Stuart Halliday StuartH at
Mon May 23 11:27:22 GMT 2005

> On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 07:46:14PM +0800, layahsee wrote:
> > Can anyone suggest how to make rsync work  in order to replicate 
> > double-byte characters ?
> Rsync doesn't interpret filename characters at all (as opposed to path
> characters, such as '/'), so if you're copying from one double-byte
> filesystem to another, it should just work.  If you're needing to
> convert the characters between different encodings, there is a diff in
> the "patches" dir named fname-convert.diff that you might like to try
> out.

I've found that Rsync doesn't copy files if they have even one foreign character in them.

It thinks the file doesn't exist for some reason and skips it.
I did raise this in this forum several weeks ago.

I use the cwrsync 
rsync  version 2.6.4  protocol version 29

On Windows 2000/XP.

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