iconv and daemon mode

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sat Feb 9 21:39:47 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 14:00 +0100, Jochen Reinwand wrote:
> I applied the patch to rsync-3.0.0pre8 and rsync-HEAD-20080127-2251GMT, but 
> the new setup_iconv doesn't seem to work. Trying to connect with 
> parameter --iconv set, the daemon writes the following to the syslog and 
> closes the connection:
> iconv_open("UTF-8", "iso8859-15") failed
> rsync error: requested action not supported (code 4) at rsync.c(120) 
> [receiver=3.0.0pre8]
> Without --iconv set everything is working fine!
> Any idea what can be wrong? As client I used an openSUSE 10.2 system and as 
> server also an openSUSE 10.2 system and a Buffalo LinkStation running 
> openlink. It's the same for both systems.

The error suggests a problem with the server's libiconv.  Can you
successfully translate some text with "iconv -f UTF-8 -t iso8859-15" on
the server?


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