multiplexing overflow

Vincent Kersten v.m.e.kersten at
Thu Dec 28 13:22:01 GMT 2006

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 07:16:19PM +0300, ????? ??????? wrote:
>/ multiplexing overflow 101:7104843 [receiver]
This indicates that the protocol got corrupted somehow because that is
saying that the receiver got a MSG_DELETED message with a 7104843-byte
buffer attached (which rsync is telling you is too big), but you're not
even deleting files.  What version of rsync are you using?

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Hi Wayne,
i encountered this one as well with a rsync 2.6.4 and 2.6.6 pair. In my case 
i got it because a run-a-way script produced a very deep folder structure with
a small file in all these folders, like:


hope this helps


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