Pulling multiple sources from a daemon

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Tue Aug 7 00:13:54 GMT 2007

On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 01:33:22PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> What is the official syntax for pulling multiple sources from a
> daemon?

It's the first example in the advanced usage section:

  rsync host::’modname/dir1/file1 modname/dir2/file2’ /dest

The repeating of " modname/" is required.

> But rsync seemed to treat the second source as a local destination
> (which didn't exist) and ignore the dest/ entirely.

The daemon code path was missing a arg-count sanity check that the
non-daemon code path had.  I'll be checking in a fix for this.


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