rsync and the iconv-switch

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu May 20 08:32:35 MDT 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:04 AM, juligo <Julian.Tunke at>wrote:

> Rsync: connection unexpectedly closed <0 bytes received so far> [sender]

If you didn't have a "charset = utf-8" option in the daemon rsyncd.conf,
rsync would have reported back that the daemon was refusing the --iconf
 option.  The error above probably indicates that the daemon got an
iconv_open() error.  Check the daemon's log file to see why it is having a

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