from solaris to linux: /usr/local/bin/rsync: No such file or directory

Michael Renner michael.renner at
Mon May 3 13:57:52 MDT 2010

On Monday 03 May 2010, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:03 AM, Michael Renner 
<michael.renner at>wrote:
> > opening connection using: /bin/ssh -i
> > /etc/r5backup/ssh-keys/r5backup_id_rsa -p 22
> > -l root /usr/local/bin/rsync --server --sender
> > -vvvlWogDtprze.isf . /usr/src


configuring the --rsync-path work fine for me.

> Did something force the --rsync-path=/usr/local/bin/rsync option in rsync?
>  Maybe someone compiled that in as the default RSYNC_PATH setting?  Or
> maybe rsync is a shell script that adds that option?
> See if you can override it by specifying --rsync-path=rsync
> That's the normal default ("rsync"), but someone may have configured rsync
> using the --with-rsync-path=/usr/local/bin/rsync option to configure, in
> which case you'll need to override it using the option above.

I don't know how the solaris binary was compiled, but I don't have to ;-)

Thanks for your answer
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