Rsnapshot/rsync buffer overflow

Steven Levine steve53 at
Fri Jul 17 09:55:50 MDT 2009

In <C685735D.32A1%kurtisnelson at>, on 07/17/09
   at 12:16 AM, Kurtis Nelson <kurtisnelson at> said:


>I have been using rsnapshot on OS X for a bit now to backup my debian
>home server to my external HD but have now started getting this error.

>ERROR: buffer overflow in recv_file_entry [generator]
>rsync error: error allocating core memory buffers (code 22) at
>util.c(124) [generator=3.0.6]

A stock rsync build has a hardcoded 1024 character limit on pathnames. 
The actual limit ca be slightly less.  It appears you have exceeded this



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