rsync + cifs problem

Fabian Cenedese Cenedese at
Thu Nov 20 10:58:09 GMT 2008

At 11:31 20.11.2008 +0100, Christian Pinedo wrote:
>I finally have installed cygwin in the windows 2003 machine with rsync,
>ssh + cron in order to periodically launch the rsync bash script. I'm
>launching the rsync script from the destination machine. This is a
>vmware machine.
>rsync -aqzb --backup-dir=../old_backups --ignore-errors --force --delete
>  --delete-excluded -e "ssh" root at machine:/dir/ /cygdrive/c/Documents\
>and\ Settings/versia/Desktop/pruebas_backup/current
>But I'm suffering the same problem, a lot of following errors:
>rsync: mkstemp "/cygdrive/c/Document and
>failed: No such file or directory (2)
>Any idea?

I don't know if that is the reason and if so what you can do about it
but it's not allowed to create a folder/file with ':' int it. Try to rename
the source and see it that works better.

bye  Fabi

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