rsync stops/hangs (from windows to debian)

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Thu Oct 4 23:22:18 GMT 2007

On 10/4/07, Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:
> 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).

I'm not sure the problem is limited to pipes.  Alain Deseine reported
a hang when a Cygwin client accessed a daemon:


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