rsync stops/hangs (from windows to debian)

Miles Raymond at
Fri Oct 5 08:26:43 GMT 2007

I'm not using rsync through ssh since this is on an internal network.  Would pipes still be used?

The only difference I can tell between my situation and Alain's is that my case the windows client is sending files instead of receiving.

Are there any suggestions for a work-around other than switch all the computers to *nix (which I'm in the process of doing anyway)?  I'm hoping for a more immediate solution...

-Miles Raymond

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> 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:
> Matt

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