On Sat 17 Sep 2022, Colton Lewis via rsync wrote:

> This is on a system where /etc/rsyncd.conf does not exist and goes away if 
> /etc/rsyncd.conf is an empty file.
> Version: rsync  version 3.2.5  protocol version 31
> Command: rsync --daemon
> What happens: The program outputs "Failed to parse config file: 
> /etc/rsyncd.conf"
> What I expect: The program should run with the same default values it does 
> when /etc/rsyncd.conf is an empty file.

So what functionality does rsync as a daemon have if there is an empty
rsyncd.conf file?

IMHO rsync is correct in refusing to run with a missing rsyncd.conf.


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