DO NOT REPLY [Bug 4017] New: rsync 2.6.8: "unexpected tag 3 [sender]"

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Sun Aug 13 23:05:57 GMT 2006

           Summary: rsync 2.6.8: "unexpected tag 3 [sender]"
           Product: rsync
           Version: 2.6.8
          Platform: x64
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: hpa at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

We have had serious issues with rsync reporting "unexpected tag 3 [sender]"
since upgrading to 2.6.8.  I applied the patch described in:

... but now we get this error message just uploading (push upload to rsync
server) from 2.6.8-patched to 2.6.8-patched!

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