[firstname.lastname@example.org: Cron <chris@home>
rsync -r --exclude /In/ --exclude /Lirsync error message that I
paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Tue Mar 25 12:31:37 GMT 2008
On Tue 25 Mar 2008, Chris G wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 12:41:25PM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > 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/ ?
Oops, sorry, I don't know what I was thinking...
(before my 1st mug of coffee, I think :-)
> chris$ ls /home/chris/MailArchive/
> boating friends holidays isbd money selling software vehicles
> family garden houseHome jobs personal sentmail telecoms work
> france hardware internet leisure riding shopping trimble
> chris$ ls /rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/
> In Tm family friends hardware houseHome isbd leisure personal selling software vehicles
> Li boating france garden holidays internet jobs money riding shopping telecoms work
Could you do an "ls -la /rdiffBackup/gradwell/Mail/" ? and perhaps also
without the trailing slash.
Also running rsync with multiple -v options may help show what's wrong.
BTW, is there a reason why you're doing -r and not -a ?
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