"-signs in rsync as well as in embedded ssh command

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Fri Oct 21 14:44:09 GMT 2005

On Fri 21 Oct 2005, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> The trouble is that rsync parses the "-e" command into arguments, and it
> just splits at every whitespace character without regard for the inner
> quotes.  Maybe rsync should really be calling on a shell to parse the
> command.

Would escaping the spaces perhaps also work (in addition to the wrapper

Paul Slootman

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