How to use rsync when filenames contain double quotes?

Walrus Foolhill walrus.foolhill at
Sat Jan 29 03:48:27 MST 2011


I am trying to synchronize the content of the directory my_dir/ from /home
to /backup. This directory contains a file which name has a double quote in
it, such as to"to. Here is my rsync command:

rync -Cazh /home/my_dir/ /backup/my_dir/

And I get the following message:

rsync: mkstemp "/backup/my_dir/.to"to.d93PZr" failed: Invalid argument (22)

For info, rsync works well when the synchronized filenames contain single
quote, parenthesis and space. Thus, why is it bugging with a double quote?
Thanks for any help.


ps: I posted this question on SuperUser
but didn't get useful advice. That's why I send this on the rsync mailing
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