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. Paul -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing list. To unsubscribe or change options: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html