RSYNC with Double-byte

Stuart Halliday StuartH at
Tue May 24 08:35:31 GMT 2005

Just to clarify my position.

Back in April 12th 2005 I reported a problem with foreign letters in filenames.

See the Archive :
For details.

Basically I found that Rsync would take a character like this : L

ie U+0141 Latin L with stroke through it and translate it to a plain ASCII L U+004C. (My email client doesn't support >7bit chars).

So no wonder it would claim the file was missing as it seems to me to be accessing the name, storing it incorrectly as a ASCII value and then when it uses it, it discovers it can't find the original name and no wonder if it's mangled it.

Stuart Halliday
ECS Technology ltd
Registered in Scotland - #212513 

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