hang with rsync 3.0.0pre7 doing local copy

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Sat Jan 12 10:03:43 GMT 2008

On Fri 11 Jan 2008, Wayne Davison wrote:
> Thanks to the core you provided to me, I was able to tell that the
> generator had been told that a hard-linked file had been finished by the
> receiver, was put on the list of files to receive post-processing
> hard-link work, but the generator was was waiting for data from the
> receiver instead of handling this list.  I believe I see how this could
> happen in some instances where the check_for_finished_files() routine
> could return without finishing all the hard-linked files that had arrived
> in the queue (which makes the caller think that there is no more work to
> do before more I/O from the receiver arrives).
> I have checked-in a change that I believe should fix this.  If you could
> grab the latest dev source (e.g. form git, the nightly tar, etc.) and give
> it a try, I'd appreciate it.

Great, I've taken the nightly rar and built it.
Now we wait :-)

Paul Slootman

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