rsync got stuck

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Wed Sep 6 10:07:47 UTC 2017

On Tue 05 Sep 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote:
> On 08/30/2017 05:39 PM, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > On Wed 23 Aug 2017, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote:
> > 
> >> abc       3797  3796  0 01:12 ?        00:03:14 /usr/bin/rsync --compress --compress-level=9 --bwlimit=512k --recursive --delay-updates --quiet --update --exclude=/.* /SRC_PATH/ DEST_____IP:/DEST_PATH/
> > 
> > Try running rsync without the --compress option, that has been the
> > source of problems in the past.
> > If you do need compression you could add that at the ssh level.
> Thanks Paul! I've given it a go, and I'll see how it goes.
> For reference, regarding the --compress options do you have any specific bug(s) in mind or is this something you have noticed in practice?

I've never encountered it but there have been reports of --compress
causing such hangs which go away when --compress is removed.


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