[Bug 10675] rsyncing >2GB file onto fat32 partition should fail earlier

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Mon Jul 27 23:14:28 UTC 2020


Wayne Davison <wayne at opencoder.net> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|---                         |WONTFIX

--- Comment #2 from Wayne Davison <wayne at opencoder.net> ---
The problem is that rsync doesn't know that the destination filesystem is not
going to allow a large file until the file grows to be too large.  You could
probably get an earlier error if you use --preallocate, though.

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