restrictions on module names

Selva Nair selva.nair at
Tue Jul 14 18:43:02 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 1:44 PM, Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 1:16 PM Selva Nair <selva.nair at> wrote:
>> I had named a module as "global" and it appears not to be recognized.
>> [...] Any pointers as to what names are allowed for modules will be
>> appreciated.
> That is the only undocumented weirdness in module names that I know of.
> The other restrictions (no slashes, no closing square brackets, spaces get
> compressed) are all mentioned in the rsyncd.conf manpage.  I've added
> mention of the reserved name "global" to the manapge for the next release.


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