[root@84-45-228-40.no-dns-yet.enta.net: Cron <chris@home> rsync -r --exclude /In/ --exclude /Lirsync error message that I don't understand

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Tue Mar 25 11:41:25 GMT 2008

On Tue 25 Mar 2008, Chris G wrote:

> I'm getting this error message and I don't really understand what
> rsync is trying to tell me:-
>     rsync: link_stat "/rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/." failed: No such file or directory (2)
>     rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(977) [sender=2.6.9]
> Can anyone explain what it's saying please.  /rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/
> does exist and is readable by the user running rsync.
> Oh, this is rsync 3.0.0 and the command line is:-
>     rsync -r --exclude /In/ --exclude /Li/ --exclude /Tm/ /rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/ /home/chris/MailArchive

Does /rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/ exist below /home/chris/MailArchive/ ?

Paul Slootman

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