rsync hangs during --remove-source-files

Thomas Gutzler thomas.gutzler at
Mon Oct 20 01:56:11 GMT 2008

Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 03:34:03PM +0800, Thomas Gutzler wrote:
>> I had another rsync hang. I've attached a text file with the stack
>> traces you asked for and some other info.
> [...]  So, the strange thing is that the receiver is
> waiting around for more files to process, which raises the question of
> why the generator doesn't know that the files it initiated are all done
> (or make me wonder if some pipe data didn't get delivered, but that is
> less likely).  Did your transfer report any errors?

No, there are no errors in the log file expect the one when I killed the

I've just switched back to rsync version 2.6.9 - see if that works.
Happy to test/debug stuff, you just have to tell me what to do.


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