What is the different between these rsync command

Aaron W Morris aaronwmorris at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 18:52:48 GMT 2007

On 9/9/07, Matt McCutchen <hashproduct+rsync at gmail.com> wrote:
> The first two commands do exactly the same thing because the
> destination has a single colon, indicating rsync over a remote shell,
> and the default remote shell is ssh.  All "-e ssh" does in this
> situation is explicitly restate the default.  (If the source or
> destination is an rsync daemon, "-e ssh" does make a difference: it
> indicates a single-use daemon invoked over ssh.)
> Matt

Unless it is a really old version of rsync where the default shell was rsh.

Yue, what version of rsync are you using?

Aaron W Morris (decep)

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