RSYNC doesn't like Unicode?

Paul Slootman paul at
Wed May 25 12:49:47 GMT 2005

On Wed 25 May 2005, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> I was using Rsync to copy favourites from one english UK XP sp2 machine to a Windows 2000 sp4 english UK machine.
> No different language settings involved.
> It just so happened that I had placed in my favourites some URLs with a few European characters in their name.

I wouldn't be surprised if e.g. W2000 is using wide characters, while XP
is using UTF8 (or some other combination of different encodings).

Paul Slootman

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