code 12 error when specifying files

nathan r. hruby nhruby at
Thu Aug 3 13:54:47 GMT 2006

On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, Paul Slootman wrote:

> On Thu 03 Aug 2006, nathan r. hruby wrote:
>>>> From the manpage:
>>>   Note also that host and module references don't require a trailing
>>>   slash to copy the  contents  of  the  default directory.
>>> So in this case the trailing slash wouldn't make a difference.
>> In my case I'm not grabbing the default directory of a module, but a
>> subdirectory of it.
> Then it should make a difference.
>> For example, for module x with path set to /home, tying to sync the
>> contents of "server::x/user1/public_html/" yields me the directory
>> public_html, the the files within it.
>> Is that the correct behavior?
> It's not what I'm seeing:

Hurm.  What OS are you running this on?

After upgrading my local/receiver rsync to 2.6.8 I get this:

local# rsync remote::users/grp012/12/nhruby/public_html/ 
drwxr-xr-x         416 2005/11/12 11:57:37 public_html

local# rsync remote::users/grp012/12/nhruby/public_html/ www
skipping directory grp012/12/nhruby/public_html

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