rsync cannot cope with literal IPv6 addresses

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Jan 24 15:50:00 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 03:07:47PM -0500, Helvaci, Ayse  N. (Contractor) wrote:
> Currently, we are using Rsync 2.6.6. I wonder if this version is
> compatible with IPv6?

Rsync has had IPv6 support for 4 years now.  Bug 1675 was requesting
the ability to specify a literal IPv6 addresses on the command-line
(e.g. '[::1]:path/file.txt'), which was added in rsync version 2.6.4.


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