rsync hanging at "generate_files phase=1"

Daniel Maher dma+rsynclist at
Fri Mar 21 13:16:55 GMT 2008

On Fri, 21 Mar 2008 13:53:11 +0100 Giuliano Gavazzi
<dev+lists at> wrote:

> On 21 Mar, 2008, at 11:45 , Daniel Maher wrote:
> > --rsync-path="/usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/rsync"
> > --log-file=/opt/rsync-backup/rsync-backup.log
> > --backup-dir=/opt/rsync-backup/ -e
> > "/usr/bin/ssh -i /home/rsync-backup/.ssh/id_rsa"
> > rsync-backup at"/cygdrive/d/BACKUP" /opt/rsync-backup/ 
> >
> ssh key for logging in as rsync-backup and sudo restriction in
> place. Correct? Of course one that gets hold of the key, could run
> rsync as root, overwrite rsync and then rerun that rsync to do what
> he pleases.

Correct.  Of course, some security is better than no security. :)

> I wonder though if you really have to specity the ssh. ssh should be  
> by default and the key is the default key. Well, this protects you  
> from changes in either rsync defaults or ssh global configuration.

What can i say, i like to be explicit. :P

> I Wonder too if you will get one or two, given the recent  
> discussion... should be one, if the list software looks at the To:.

Just one.

Daniel Maher <dma AT>
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