Rsync iconv (Cygwin) (file has vanished)

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Jan 26 18:29:48 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 02:09:30PM +0900, Brendan Grieve wrote:
> I get the following error on files that have russian cryllic letters: -
> file has vanished: "/cygdrive/D/Data_Tier1/Home/xxx/??????? ???????? ????"

See the prior discussions about how MS Windows is lying to rsync about
what the filenames are (giving it names that it can't use in an open()
call).  I have heard that there is an executable flag you can set to get
MS Windows to stop this, but I don't use MS Windows to know for sure.


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