Problem with escaped control characters

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Apr 17 22:14:58 GMT 2007

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 04:30:53PM -0500, Daniel Davidson wrote:
> I think due to an upgrade in rsync the current version now escapes
> control sequences with something like \#010 instead of ^H, however
> this is now breaking my backup program because the perl file::stat
> module cannot interpret the escaped sequence as a file.

You can easily tweak the names in the perl script:

    $name =~ s/\\#(\d\d\d)/ chr(oct($1)) /eg;


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