IO error encountered -- skipping file deletion

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sat Jul 26 18:40:11 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 16:23 -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 03:37:52PM -0300, Manuel Kissoyan wrote:
> > Wondering how i can trace to the backing up many servers
> > and on all of them im seeing this error.
> Look at the stderr output for earlier errors that were output.  Things
> like lack of permissions opening a directory on the source side, a disk
> I/O error, etc.

I searched for all the places IOERR_GENERAL is set and found that many
of them generate FINFO messages, e.g., exclude.c line 477:

io_error |= IOERR_GENERAL;
    "cannot add local filter rules in long-named directory: %s\n",

Those messages should probably all be changed to FERROR (or FERROR_XFER;
it doesn't matter which because IOERR_GENERAL already triggers code 23).

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