rsync for windows doesn't like "--rsh"?

Kevin Korb kmk at
Sun May 25 21:20:12 MDT 2014

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Also, if you are a poor old Unix guy on Windows you probably want to
install the whole cygwin environment so you can run these things in a
shell you are familiar with.

On 05/25/2014 11:10 PM, Kevin Korb wrote:
> It is expecting something command line compatible with [rs]sh which
> I am pretty sure openssl is not.
> On 05/25/2014 10:47 PM, Jason Haar wrote:
>> Hi there
>> I'm trying to get rsync for windows (tried two versions) to call 
>> "--rsh" so I can pipe rsync through openssl.exe. When I run it I 
>> get
>> The process tried to write to a nonexistent pipe.
>> So it looks like the CMD file I have that calls openssl.exe isn't
>>  joining up with rsync.exe? As rsync.exe defaults to calling 
>> ssh.exe, and I can even successfully call it via "rsync.exe
>> --rsh ssh.exe", that makes me think the problem is with either my
>> tiny CMD file or openssl.exe not "piping" correctly? Buffering
>> issues perhaps?
>> Can anyone help this poor old Unix guy out on Windows? :-)
>> Thanks

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