rsync hangs when accessing through SSH (Leopard OS X)

Fabian Cenedese Cenedese at
Mon Dec 3 09:04:37 GMT 2007

At 09:50 03.12.2007 +0100, Izidor Jerebic wrote:

>On 3.12.2007, at 9:08, Fabian Cenedese wrote:
>>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  
>>>of this problem :-)
>>Please look in the mailing list's archive, rsync stalls keep coming  
>This is Mac, so it has nothing to do with common stall problems  
>(Windows and Cygwin). Except if web company uses Windows for servers  
>(which I doubt very much).

If you read up in the mentioned mails you'll see that I also had a stall
on Linux with 2.6.9 and SSH and it helped me to use the then current
version from cvs. So I still recommend to use the new version if possible.

bye  Fabi

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