getting problems with lsyncd.

Joe josephj at
Sat May 25 01:53:42 MDT 2013

Love your analogy!


On 05/24/2013 05:09 PM, Brian K. White wrote:
> On 5/23/2013 1:28 AM, garvit sharma wrote:
> > Please help i have tried many times but i did not found the reason
> > behind not syncing up.
> What do you expect anyone here to do? This is the rsync mail list not
> the lsync mail list. I could tell you a lot about rsync but I have
> never used or seen or even heard of lsync.
> Your debugging process starts with lsync. Find out what rsync command
> lsync is trying to run, if any, and we can then debug that rsync
> command, maybe.
> When your vacuum cleaner doesn't work, you don't go to the people who
> made the motor inside, you go to the people who made the vacuum
> cleaner. Maybe the motor is bad, or maybe the motor is perfect and the
> power switch is bad, or maybe the motor and the power switch are both
> perfect and the hose is plugged, or any of 100 other things equally
> likely.
> We only know about the motor. If you can tell us what kind of power is
> reaching the motor (what is the rsync command line being executed) we
> can tell if that will make the motor go or not. We can't tell you what
> else might be wrong with the rest of the vacuum cleaner and we can't
> say if the dirt will actually come up off the floor, only that the
> motor will go.
> Essentially, you are asking the people who just made the motor that
> the vacuum cleaner people used in their vacuum cleaner, why the dirt
> isn't coming up off your floor.

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