rsync 3.0.0 pre5 + hard link preversation trigger assert

Matt McCutchen matt at
Wed Jan 30 01:40:53 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 20:08 +0100, Olivier Thauvin wrote:
> I've setup rsync 3.0.0 pre5 on (rsync server) 
> and upload the same into mandriva cooker (development distribution).

> I was trying to see what happend (I am unable to reproduce) when I triggered 
> this one:
> rsync -avPH -vvvvv
> [...]
> rsync: hlink.c:130: match_gnums: Assertion `flist != ((void *)0)' failed.
> Abandon
> I don't plan to uninstall rsync 3.0 to fall back to 2.6.9, so feel free to use 
> to test.

Does this still happen with rsync 3.0.0pre8?  I am thinking perhaps it
was the problem fixed by commit eb67a690, "Don't try to process
hard-link data in list-only mode."


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