rsync returns unexplained error (code 129)

Bill Iglesias bill at
Thu Jun 7 13:42:00 MDT 2012

Joris Korbeeck <korbeeck <at>> writes:

> "rsync error: unexplained error (code 129) at rsync.c(541) [sender=3.0.3]"
>  Could anyone explain this error or suggest a solution?
> Thanks in advance,
> Joris

I received this error when using an Expect script to call a bash
script to run rsync.  The expect script was timing out, so I set 
the timeout larger and I no longer received the error.

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