rsync stops/hangs (from windows to debian)

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Oct 4 23:12:27 GMT 2007

On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 10:24:23AM -0700, Miles Raymond wrote:
> From what I read from google, this seems to be a common problem with
> rsync on windows.

Yes, due to a bug in cygwin's pipe code (the pipe that carries data
between rsync and ssh).  Until cygwin fixes its pipe code, you can only
reliably rsync data to/from a cygwin system if you avoid pipes (e.g. use
a daemon transfer).


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