directory with space

Matt McCutchen matt at
Tue Jul 29 12:29:56 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 10:47 +0530, Shashi Kanth Boddula wrote:
> I am facing one problem with rsync. in /etc/rsyncd.conf file , one of
> my entry is like bellow.
> path = /data/Knowledge Centre
> With this, rsync report an error "chdir failed, no such directory".
> Even i tried like bellow
> path = /data/Knowledge\ Centre
> with this also, it gives the same error ?
> How to overcome this ? what is the right syntax ?

The first syntax works for me with rsync 3.0.3; I wonder why it doesn't
work for you.  Double-check that you have the path right and then run
the daemon under strace to confirm the path to which it is trying to

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