question about rsync batch operation

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun May 19 18:33:31 MDT 2013

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Jason Keltz <jas at> wrote:

> As far as I understand, even though rsync is running on the client, the
> server is trying to write the batch file locally?

No, the batch file is always output by whatever side is running the rsync
command.  You either need to specify a path for the batch file (to avoid a
read-only directory), or you have your transfer reversed and you're trying
to update the wrong way.

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