Problem with Rsync or Users will be Users?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Feb 21 15:46:56 GMT 2007

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 10:52:50AM +0000, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> rsync: mkstemp "..." failed: File name too long (91)

Note that this is an OS error, so rsync is just reporting the failure
that the mkstemp() call didn't work.

You might be able to work around the problem by copying more deeply in
the hierarchy (and avoid the errors higher up by excluding the deep


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