rsync, OpenSolaris, & Mac Attributes?

Giuliano Gavazzi dev+lists at
Fri May 23 00:07:56 GMT 2008

On 22 May, 2008, at 19:55 , Jeff Waddell wrote:

> It appears that even though I'm trying to perform a "push" operation  
> with rsync (without using the remote demon), the SSH connection  
> seems to still be calling rsync on the Solaris server and is running  
> into some error. Is there a rsync flag to not call rsync through SSH  
> on the target server or a way or maybe a better way to properly  
> rsync Mac data to a Solaris/ZFS target server?

rsync must call rsync on the target machine, otherwise to whom would  
it be talking?
Presumably you have two versions of rsync on the target machine, one  
of which does not support those extra features. Use --rsync-path to  
explicitly set the rsync to use on the target.
Hope this helps


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