rsync displays an number of errors when rysncing on gentoo
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Thu Feb 21 04:13:38 GMT 2008
On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 22:17 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 February 2008, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 16:06 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > tar jxf snapshot-xxxxxxxx.tar.bz2
> > > cd snapshot-xxxxxxxx
> > > rsync -av --progress --stats --delete --delete-after \
> > > --exclude='/distfiles' --exclude='/packages' --exclude='/local' \
> > > . /usr/portage
> > Mike, I don't share your apparent assumption that emerge-webrsync is
> > intrinsically less buggy than rsync. In any case, I can only answer for
> > the behavior of rsync itself, so I need to know the actual rsync command
> > line. The one you gave isn't consistent with the error message, in
> > which the absolute path of the missing file doesn't have a component of
> > the form "snapshot-xxxxxxxx".
> please re-read the commands i posted. the rsync is from "."
> to "/usr/portage".
I don't know what you believe I am overlooking. Anyway, right now I
don't see any way your command could result in the error eial saw, and I
don't see the benefit of spending any more effort on this angle unless
we get more information from eial.
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