"file has vanished" Chinese characters...
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Fri May 5 03:08:01 GMT 2006
--- Tony at ServaCorp.com wrote:
> This is entirely guesswork, but maybe, just maybe ....
> >From something unixy, do an smb mount of the Windows share
> (Cygwin does the incredible, but it's still not unix)
> There is probably some kind of option so that you see the filenames
> and do the rsync from the unixy side.
> I think I ran into it doing something with Knoppix and mounting
> an NTFS partition with chinese characters in it.
> I'm guessing that there is a similar option somewhere on the Samba
> something like -o unicode for smbmount might help.
> Looks like there's iocharset= and codepage=
> Good Luck.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rsync-bounces+tony=servacorp.com at lists.samba.org
> > [mailto:rsync-bounces+tony=servacorp.com at lists.samba.org]On Behalf
> > Peter
> > Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 9:18 PM
> > To: Wayne Davison
> > Cc: rsync at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: Re: "file has vanished" Chinese characters...
> > --- Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 11:27:50AM -0400, Peter wrote:
> > > > During a synchronization I get many "file has vanished"
> > > > messages; the filename contains question marks.
> > >
> > > This cygwin/Windows induced bug has come up before. One
> > > useful older message:
> > >
> > > http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2005-May/012638.html
> > >
> > > The root of the problem is that Windows is lying to rsync about
> > > the
> > > filenames are, and no one has offered some advice on how to make
> > > lying stop (universally).
> > Thanks.
> > Looks like I'm at the end of the road on this one. You would think
> > that we could figure out a workaround.
Well I'm using neither Samba nor Cygwin but cwRsync. The WinXP users
are initiating backups/synchronizations to a server at their discretion
via a simple Windows batch file/script. Although I am using Samba as a
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around
More information about the rsync