rsync hangs when accessing through SSH (Leopard OS X)

Fabian Cenedese Cenedese at
Mon Dec 3 08:08:59 GMT 2007

At 15:39 02.12.2007 -0500, Greg Loesch wrote:
>To preface, I'm running Leopard OSX and am using rsync  version 2.6.9   
>protocol version 29.
>Whenever I attempt to sync (using rsync obviously) a folder on my  
>local drive to my web server ( is my web host) using SSH,  
>the process hangs. I have to force kill it in order to continue using  
>Terminal. I can connect to my server space using SSH just fine by  
>itself, and I ran rsync to sync two folders locally just fine. Is  
>there some special syntax I need to use when using rsync with SSH?  
>I've searched google and the mailing lists, and I didn't find much.  
>I'm fairly inexperienced with Unix, so I believe that I am the culprit  
>of this problem :-)

Please look in the mailing list's archive, rsync stalls keep coming up.

bye  Fabi

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