rsync directories whith names that finish with a "space"

denis denlistes at
Sun Mar 11 14:41:55 GMT 2007

Oup, i forgot to send also this to the list...

Le mercredi 28 février 2007 à 17:35 -0500, Matt McCutchen a écrit :
> On 2/27/07, denis <denlistes at> wrote:
> > I use rsync via crontab under macosx without problem except for the copy
> > of directories whith names that finish with a "space" (i.e.
> > "directoryname ").
> >
> > The command mkdir is'nt able to create it.
> >
> > Is there a way to solve this problem ?
> What do you mean: are you running mkdir(1) at the command line, or
> does rsync give an error message that a mkdir(2) call it made failed?
> If rsync is giving an error, please send the entire error message.

Yes, it is well this second problem.

I did'nt note the exact log but it was each time something like: “unable
to create the directory '/backup/xxx/xxx/example /xxx' ,
'/backup/xxx/xxx/example ' do not exist


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