rsync 3.0 and rssh

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sat Mar 8 14:00:51 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-03-08 at 13:49 +0100, david reinares wrote:
> Since rsync 3.0 i've detected a problem with rssh and -e
> option....rssh doesn't allow this option...but is essential to me
> (cyphered transmission with ssh).

Rsync 3.0.0 uses -e as a server option, so rssh needs to be updated to
allow the option.  If rssh is not being updated, you could switch to
another tool, such as the "support/rrsync" that comes in the rsync
source package and is maintained with rsync.  The version that comes
with rsync 3.0.0 doesn't know about -e, but the latest development
version has been fixed:


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