rsync hanging on large windows directories

Hari Krishna Dara haridara at
Fri Oct 7 18:11:32 GMT 2005

On 10/7/05, Nicholas M Saraniti <nick at> wrote:
> rsync in daemon mode?  How would I set this up on the Cygwin Box?  I am
> assuming that the command would be the same from the linux box?

The information can be found in the man page for rsyncd.conf, and it
would be same as for linux. You need to setup at least one module and
make sure rsync is running in daemon mode. Again, there is information
in rsync man page too on the options.


> >In general rsync over cygwin ssh is known to be unstable because of
> >some bugs in cygwin pipes implementation. Your only option is to use
> >rsync in daemon mode. I have been using this method to mirror huge
> >directories and it seems pretty stable.
> >
> >HTH,
> >Hari
> >
> >

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