Files with / in their name....
simon at tranmeremail.org.uk
Thu Jul 23 14:49:16 MDT 2009
Yeah - this is from a Mac OS X server to a Linux box. It just sees
the / and then stops as it expects a directory and sees a file.
On 23 Jul 2009, at 21:46, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Thu 23 Jul 2009, monkeymoped wrote:
>> Hi there - I am trying to do a site to site nightly rsync between
>> two boxes
>> using ssh - all of the setup steps work and everything can talk
>> nicely etc.
>> However, the users unfortunately have lots of files with / in the
>> (eg 21/08/08.ppt etc.) - when I try and run rsync on the content of
>> folders rsync understandably moans about the filenames being
>> invalid (ie it
>> thinks they are folder seperators rather than filenames) and stops.
>> Is there
>> a way I can get rsync to 'blindly' synch these files and ignore
>> the / in the
>> filename? I would just say to the clients to rename said files but
>> there are
>> a whold bunch of them, ie way too many to do this for. Any help much
> Wierd, last time I used a microsoft system, internally a forward
> slash /
> was equivalent to a backslash \ , i.e. in C you could do:
> fd = open("C:/path/to/file", O_RDONLY);
> and it would would just fine, accessing C:\path\to\file ...
> Anyway, you might be helped by using transliterate.diff from the
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