osx 10.6 strange rsync errors
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Mon Apr 5 11:28:55 MDT 2010
On Sat, 2010-04-03 at 18:12 -0400, Robert DuToit wrote:
> I have been getting reports from users of backuplist+, my wrapper
> application for rsync (currently with build of 3.0.6), about odd
> behavior after updating to OS 10.6 Snow Leopard.
> Basically: the problem occurs backing up a directory to a local
> mounted network volume. Previously all worked fine but after updating
> to 10.6 there are reports that no files get copied and the destination
> fills up with thousands (yes thousands) of .DS-Store files which on
> OSX are invisible and carry metadata about the directory that contains
> them (usually just one per directory...)
In order to investigate this phenomenon from the rsync side, we'll need
strace output (or whatever the Mac equivalent is).
More information about the rsync