Re: does --whole-file always work?

2009-05-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
-- From: Dave Dykstra dwdrs...@drdykstra.us Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 10:43 PM To: Amir Rapson amir.rap...@gmail.com Cc: rsync@lists.samba.org Subject: Re: does --whole-file always work? On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 09:59:16AM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote: On Thu, 2009

Re: does --whole-file always work?

2009-05-15 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 09:59:16AM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote: On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 15:59 +0300, Amir Rapson wrote: Running rsync with --whole-file yields poorer performance results than a simple cp. Looking at the code - it looks like copy_file isn't really called when I add the

Re: rsync --link-dest option with the destination directory containing old files.

2008-12-23 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 11:45:36PM +1100, David Overton wrote: 2008/12/23 Robert Bell robert.b...@csiro.au: It seems to us that there is a good case for the enhanced functionality. When a file is found in the destination which should be replaced by one in the source, look in the

Re: rsync --link-dest option with the destination directory containing old files.

2008-12-23 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 01:52:21PM -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote: On Tue, 2008-12-23 at 23:45 +1100, David Overton wrote: I would also very much like to see this feature. Indeed, this seems far more logical than the current --link-dest behaviour and it's what I assumed --link-dest would do

Re: rsync feature needed: preserve atime

2007-05-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 07:09:06PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote: On 5/8/07, Brent Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Often we need to preserve the information atime conveys, but I have found no way to get rsync to preserve this, nor any hint it is being worked on. It would be great if 'rsync -t'

Re: [PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

2003-01-28 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 01:26:32PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: I give up. The msleep(100) consistently causes hangs of the unsafe-links test on my friend's cygwin Windows 2000 machine. I suspect it's also the reason why the build.samba.org cygwin machine hasn't

dwd signing off rsync list

2003-01-28 Thread Dave Dykstra
I've had the good fortune of getting a short-term job, but it is going to be very intense and I won't have time for the rsync mailing list. I'm sure the rest of the rsync team will be able to cover most of the questions and future updates, and I've told them they can contact me if they need my

Re: Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

2003-01-27 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 05:18:07PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: I had a friend run some Cygwin tests and we found that --modify-window=1 works just as well as --modify-window=2 on FAT filesystems to copy files from Unix and detect the difference in granularity. FAT filesystems always have

Re: Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

2003-01-27 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 04:38:09PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: This modify-window default of 1 has been causing some trouble on the rsync test suite on the Cygwin test machine on build.samba.org. The problem is that some files get created and immediately copied within

Re: [PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

2003-01-27 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 04:45:25PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 10:46:16AM +0100, Lapo Luchini wrote: I can test that before releasing cygwin's 2.5.6-1 package, unfortunately I have almost *no* free time until after friday (university test

Re: Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

2003-01-27 Thread Dave Dykstra
Thanks, you saved me some trouble. I put it in. - Dave On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 06:52:30PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 03:57:16PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 04:38:09PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: This modify-window default

Re: [PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

2003-01-27 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 04:01:46PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 04:45:25PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: ... Cygwin has gone through many minor versions since then. I suggest releasing an rsync without the hack, but with a command line option to turn it on. That way, we

Re: [PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

2003-01-26 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 08:54:19PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: Alright. Max, could you quickly verify if the latest CVS version works OK for you on Cygwin? What, in particular? I'm not a very good testcase, because I use binary mounts and unix line endings everywhere

Re: Storage compression patch for Rsync (unfinished)

2003-01-26 Thread Dave Dykstra
Is there any reason why caching programs would need to set the value, rather than it just being a fixed value? I think it is hard to describe what this is for and what it should be set to. Maybe a --fixed-checksum-seed option would make some sense, or for a caching mechanism to be built in to

Re: Storage compression patch for Rsync (unfinished)

2003-01-26 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 02:46:43PM -0800, Craig Barratt wrote: Is there any reason why caching programs would need to set the value, rather than it just being a fixed value? I think it is hard to describe what this is for and what it should be set to. Maybe a --fixed-checksum-seed option

Re: Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

2003-01-26 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 06:32:08PM +0100, Greger Cronquist wrote: --- Max Bowsher [EMAIL PROTECTED] skrev: Dave Dykstra wrote: I'm using the current Cygwin release (rsync-2.5.5-2). That is rsync-2.5.5, with an added msleep(30) which is intended to deal with a possible problem

one more day of delay for release of 2.5.6

2003-01-26 Thread Dave Dykstra
Well I was hoping to get the 2.5.6 out today, but I think I made too many Cygwin changes this evening for comfort and I'd like to allow one more day of testing. Cygwin users, please test as much as you can and post any problems. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http

Re: [patch] Still a problem with cleanup.c

2003-01-25 Thread Dave Dykstra
the patch. Thanks Marc Brian. - Dave Dykstra On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 08:29:40PM -0500, Brian Poole wrote: Hello, There is still a problem with the _exit_cleanup() function in cleanup.c despite the patch that was put in last week that prevented recursion. It turns out that sometimes multiple

Re: [PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

2003-01-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 08:57:02AM +0200, Ville Herva wrote: On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 01:55:40PM -0600, you [Dave Dykstra] wrote: Why did you skip the fopen in log.c, which appends to the log file? I thought about that for a while. My reasoning was that the log file is probably read

Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

2003-01-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
an argument for putting in the calls to shutdown() anyway? I would make it only happen on Cygwin, because it is unknown if they will cause harm on other platforms. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http

Re: opendir(somedir/somefile): Not enough space -- why?

2003-01-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 04:02:28PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 04:49:20PM -0700, Bill Geddes wrote: Am I running out of memory on the source server? Seems perhaps more plausible than on the client - it has nothing going on and 1Gb RAM. The server has rsync version

Re: Please test rsync-2.5.6pre2

2003-01-23 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 08:00:51PM -0801, Jos Backus wrote: On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 10:19:42PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: The second rsync-2.5.6 pre-release version is now available at: There's the popt-1.7 update (with Dave's sprintf() workaround) at http://www.catnook.com/patches

Re: Rsyncing of block devices to a remote file

2003-01-23 Thread Dave Dykstra
I'm not sure why it would really need to know the size, but given that it wants it, can you open the file and lseek to the end of it? - Dave Dykstra On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 09:17:04AM +0100, David Heremans wrote: Hello, I'm looking for some assistance in modifying the rsync code Situation

Re: Error message

2003-01-23 Thread Dave Dykstra
With file sizes over 2GB I'd suspect problems with 31-bit numbers being returned from stat() et. al. The rsync version you have on AIX is very old, and more recent versions handle large files better. The first thing to do is to upgrade rsync your AIX machine. - Dave On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at

Re: Rsyncd - Help me

2003-01-22 Thread Dave Dykstra
Look for errors in /var/log/rsyncd.log. For security reasons they are not all passed to the client. - Dave On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 06:52:33PM -0200, Breno Cardoso Perucchi wrote: Hello, I'm trying to do my rsync to copy a mirror of my site in another webserver. I am trying to use RSYNCD .

Re: Please test rsync-2.5.6pre2

2003-01-21 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 11:37:12AM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: Changes since 2.5.5pre1: ENHANCEMENTS: * Set the default value of --modify-window to 2 on Cygwin. (Max Bowsher) No, not me. I only got involved to suggest an alternative to the deprecated

Re: exclude hell !!!!!

2003-01-21 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 03:42:06AM +0100, wim delvaux wrote: ... ALSO when you specify an exclude list on the server in the rsyncd.conf file and you call rsync with the --delete option WHY DO THE FILES that SHOULD BE EXCLUDED get deleted ?? Jeeez, what a bummer W I assume

Re: [patch] Recent IPv6 changes in rsync/access.c

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
instead of to me because other rsync team members should see these things too and might be able to reply faster than me. - Dave Dykstra On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 06:21:28PM -0500, Brian Poole wrote (in private email): Hello, Here is a proposed patch to fix a couple problems with recent changes

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 12:31:26AM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Dave Dykstra wrote: I don't understand enough how that syntax works in order to be able to write an explanation for people. Could you please try to write something up based on the current version checked

Re: Windows and default --modify-window=0

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
I submitted a patch similar to what Max suggested. Nobody came up with a definitive answer on whether the modify-window default should be 1 or 2 so I left it at 2. - Dave On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 06:27:31PM -, Max Bowsher wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: Ok, I agree --modify-window should

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
Thanks for the quick tutorial. I submitted your patch, changing eth0 to link1 as Hideaki suggested. - Dave On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 06:35:09PM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 12:31:26AM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Mon, 13

Re: possible typo/bug in receiver.c

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 12:25:05AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 11:39:31PM -0800, Craig Barratt wrote: If mkstemp() fails (for various reasons, including the directory not existing) then fd == -1. So the first if () executes, which flushes the data and does a

Please test rsync-2.5.6pre2

2003-01-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
since 2.5.5pre1: ENHANCEMENTS: * Set the default value of --modify-window to 2 on Cygwin. (Max Bowsher) * Ignore errors from chmod when -p/-a/--preserve-perms is not set. (Dave Dykstra) BUG FIXES: * Fixed the file-name duplicate-removal code when dealing with multiple

Re: unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

2003-01-17 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 03:18:34PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 04:08:01PM -0500, Scott Mcdermott wrote: Dave Dykstra on Thu 16/01 14:57 -0600: The patch from 2-1/2 years ago for changing copy-unsafe-links to follow unsafe links on the destination side also

Re: specifying a list of files to transfer

2003-01-17 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 11:14:50PM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 07:06:05PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: [...] and that entries therein are not flattened like they would be on the command-line (sans -R). But they *are* flattened exactly like on the command-line, at least

Re: signing tarballs

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
Martin left off some context that might confuse some list readers. I had inquired about how to sign the pre-release tarball. I signed 2.5.6pre1 with my personal key, but Martin suggested there be a team key. On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 10:42:53AM +1100, Martin Pool wrote: [replied to list]

Re: Long-pending patch for Stratus VOS build

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
to debug this further. - Dave On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 01:49:37PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 11:33:00AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 01:23:45PM -0500, Green, Paul wrote: The following patch still applies cleanly to the current cvs copy of rsync

Re: rsync-2.5.5 memory eater problem

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
Thanks for the reminder. I checked in the second version. - Dave On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 12:45:03PM +0300, Sviatoslav Sviridov wrote: On Wed, 9 Oct 2002 10:03:33 +0200 (CEST) Ruediger Oertel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, we ran into a little problem with rsync-2.5.5. Setup: you

Re: --copy-unsafe-links fix checked in

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 02:24:10PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:27:31AM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: In my research into this I also found that 2-1/2 years ago somebody posted a patch that included a fix for this buried in it, and that I had promised to integrate his

Re: specifying a list of files to transfer

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 02:49:08PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:03:33AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 07:57:48PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: with the -r or -a options does this [recurse] on directories in the --files-from list? Yes, it treats

Re: umask for rsync

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
was never restarted when the umask was changed (and usually is never restarted) and was still operating with a umask of 022. Dave Dykstra wrote: | On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 02:01:30AM -0500, Aaron Morris wrote: | |I have another small feature suggestion, it should not cause such a stir

unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
The patch from 2-1/2 years ago for changing copy-unsafe-links to follow unsafe links on the destination side also included essentially this patch. When I looked at it, however, I asked why in the world is unsafe_symlink() doing strdup() in the first place. I think you could get rid of the calls

Re: unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 03:44:44PM -0500, Scott Mcdermott wrote: Dave Dykstra on Thu 16/01 14:33 -0600: The patch from 2-1/2 years ago for changing copy-unsafe-links to follow unsafe links on the destination side also included essentially this patch. just to be clear, without using copy

Re: unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
: On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:33:26PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: I think you could get rid of the calls to strdup() and the new local variables and possibly do a couple casts inside the function instead. You wouldn't want to carve up the const strings with strtok() (which adds nulls

Re: unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

2003-01-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 04:08:01PM -0500, Scott Mcdermott wrote: Dave Dykstra on Thu 16/01 14:57 -0600: The patch from 2-1/2 years ago for changing copy-unsafe-links to follow unsafe links on the destination side also included essentially this patch. just to be clear, without

Re: rsync hanging with openssh-2.9.9p2 as the transport

2003-01-15 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 05:29:06PM -0500, Andrew J. Schorr wrote: Hi, This is perhaps a stupid question. I apologize in advance if it's already been covered, but I'm stumped... I'm using rsync to backup some file systems to a remote host. The transport is openssh-2.9.9p2. The problem

--copy-unsafe-links fix checked in

2003-01-15 Thread Dave Dykstra
Below is the patch I just checked in to fix --copy-unsafe-links. As far as I can tell it has been broken for years, ever since I first put it in. It bothers me a bit that I can't figure out why I went through the trouble and mess at the time to introduce a global variable to compare to wrong

Re: rsync hanging with openssh-2.9.9p2 as the transport

2003-01-15 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 05:12:21PM -0500, Andrew J. Schorr wrote: On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 09:27:37AM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: Unfortunately I don't think anybody is going to be able to tell you. I've not heard of anybody lately posting a similar problem. In the past hanging problems have

Re: Rsync performance increase through buffering

2003-01-14 Thread Dave Dykstra
Craig, I'd like to get your patch into the 2.5.6 patches directory. Could you please make sure it applies cleanly onto version 2.5.6pre1 (see news on http://rsync.samba.org home page if you haven't been following the mailing list) and repost it? Thanks, - Dave Dykstra On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 03

2.5.6pre1 bombs on Sunos4 in popthelp.c on use of sprintf

2003-01-14 Thread Dave Dykstra
2.5.6pre1 bombs on Sunos4 gcc with these errors popt/popthelp.c: In function `singleOptionDefaultValue': popt/popthelp.c:137: invalid operands to binary + popt/popthelp.c:141: invalid operands to binary + popt/popthelp.c:145: invalid operands to binary + popt/popthelp.c:149:

Re: configure issue (ac_cv_lib_inet_connect) on DYNIX/ptx

2003-01-14 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 09:03:23PM -0500, Michael Sterrett -Mr. Bones.- wrote: Greetings - In trying to get rsync-2.5.6pre1 working on DYNIX/ptx, I found I needed to pass ac_cv_lib_inet_connect=no to configure in order for it actually create a properly configured config.h file.

Re: 2.5.6pre1 bombs on Sunos4 in popthelp.c on use of sprintf

2003-01-14 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 10:24:04AM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: 2.5.6pre1 bombs on Sunos4 gcc with these errors popt/popthelp.c: In function `singleOptionDefaultValue': popt/popthelp.c:137: invalid operands to binary + popt/popthelp.c:141: invalid operands to binary + popt

Re: specifying a list of files to transfer

2003-01-14 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 01:21:29PM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 11:02:44AM -0500, Andrew J. Schorr wrote: I am attaching an updated version of my patch to allow you to specify a list of files to transfer. Cool. I'm looking into making this work when fetching files.

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-13 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 11:51:07PM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Dave Dykstra wrote: I went ahead and submitted Hideaki's patch pretty much as is. I took off the ifdef around the memset at the beginning of client_sockaddr

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2003-01-13 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 11:19:33AM -0800, Ben wrote [off list]: On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 14:49, Dave Dykstra wrote: That sounds reasonable to me that rsync shouldn't try to preserve those extra bits without -p. Try making a patch and seeing if that works. I don't have Samba set up

Please test rsync-2.5.6pre1

2003-01-13 Thread Dave Dykstra
. (Wayne Davison) * Fixed a bug that caused rsync to lose the exit status of its child processes and sometimes return an exit code of 0 instead of showing an error. (David R. Staples, Dave Dykstra) INTERNAL: * Many code cleanups and improved internal documentation. (Martin

Re: [rsync] Please test rsync-2.5.6pre1

2003-01-13 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 01:59:47PM -0500, Scott Evans wrote: Known issues that will probably need to be resolved before the final release: [...] Is there any interest in trying to hunt down the linux - cygwin rsync hanging problem I'm consistently seeing before this release? I'm more

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2003-01-13 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 11:00:58AM -0800, Ben wrote: Well that's annoying. I've tried changing the encoding of this attempt... maybe it'll get through this time. Yes, it came through better this time. As a rule of thumb, I think silent errors a very bad idea. It means things might not be

Re: working on a 2.5.6pre1 release

2003-01-10 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 12:46:13AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 05:09:07PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: I'm stuck on a problem that some machines on build.samba.org are showing on the 'chgrp' test. I've checked in a fix for this bug. Thanks, Wayne! Great work. I

Re: make clean

2003-01-10 Thread Dave Dykstra
I checked in this patch. - Dave On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 06:41:19PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: I just did a make clean to tidy up a bit and found four objects were missed. The seem to belong to the CHECK_PROGS set. Not sure where best to put them so created a CHECK_OBJS variable and added it

Re: Windows and default --modify-window=0

2003-01-10 Thread Dave Dykstra
Ok, I agree --modify-window should default to 2 (or 1 if that's all that's really needed) on cygwin. However, I don't like os-specific defines. That _WIN32 we've got there is the only one currently in the code, and there's no occurrances of __CYGWIN__. I'd rather have a configure.in rule for

Re: Long-pending patch for Stratus VOS build

2003-01-10 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 11:33:00AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 01:23:45PM -0500, Green, Paul wrote: The following patch still applies cleanly to the current cvs copy of rsync. Or did before the most recent Makefile.in changes. It's easy to merge this one problem,

Re: Windows and default --modify-window=0

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 01:02:29PM +0100, Lapo Luchini wrote: Uhm... rsync developers: what do you think about changing the default modify-window in the Cygwin platform? It seems to me that many problems people have are just because of the granularity of timestamp. Maybe changing the

Re: Windows and default --modify-window=0

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 05:52:43PM +0100, Lapo Luchini wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: it would fail if it were talking to a release of rsync that is too old to recognize the option[...]. The surprise factor on that may be too much to make it worthwhile. I agree. I didn't think about

child exit code rsync bug patch finally submitted

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
I am preparing for making 2.5.6pre1 today and decided to submit David Staples patch with a little rework. Here's the version I submitted. - Dave Dykstra --- main.c~ Thu Aug 1 15:46:59 2002 +++ main.c Thu Jan 9 12:43:55 2003 @@ -26,6 +26,16 @@ extern struct stats stats; extern int

Re: --exclude and --delete-exclude problem

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
Remove the '*'. In order for rsync to delete a file, it needs to deal with the directory that the files are in and the '*' tells it to only deal with the files in the directory. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
also updated the rsyncd.conf.yo documentation to allow for IP address of the IPv6 form. I have not tested this, I hope it works. - Dave On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 08:24:13AM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote: On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:25:15AM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Dave

working on a 2.5.6pre1 release

2003-01-09 Thread Dave Dykstra
, but it doesn't help to re-set it in the child. Nevertheless, I'm not sure whether or not the sigusr2_handler function is getting called in the child. I'd appreciate some help with this if anybody else thinks they can figure it out. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-08 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:25:15AM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote: On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Dave Dykstra wrote: Even though rsync maintenance isn't as bad as wget's, the maintainers are all VERY part time so that is a big part of the problem. Most of us don't have ipv6 systems to test things

Re: Not preserving permissions really preserves some

2003-01-08 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 03:08:38PM +1100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the reply. I did see this on the to-do list, and thought that it might be a preferable solution (just a bit more work). It would be messy to do the xargs stuff as I am running rsync over ssh with restricted

Re: directories that change into symlinks

2003-01-08 Thread Dave Dykstra
that --delete is used (and so far I have been unable to find any such case), I think it would make sense for --force to be automatically turned on by --delete. - Dave On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 07:39:22AM -0700, David Garamond wrote: Dave Dykstra wrote: Could you please post your full command line

Re: long directory name problem

2003-01-08 Thread Dave Dykstra
I've never heard of a name length limit. One operating system(s) and rsync version(s) are you using? - Dave On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 07:32:19AM -0800, elijah reyen wrote: Does rsync has directory name length limit? I was trying to rsync a directory that has the name length of 34 characters

Re: --copy-unsafe-links, links preserved in source tree or local directory?

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
That indeed is not right, and it appears that other people have noticed the problem before but nobody has come up with a fix. The problem must be related to the unsafe_symlink() function in util.c. Martin noticed a strange thing in the code (see

Re: rsync feature suggestion

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
What Hadmut wants is the oft-requested and discussed files-from option that I once offered to write but haven't been able to get to. Andy Schor in http://lists.samba.org/pipermail/rsync/2001-November/005272.html posted a patch for something similar but it only worked when the sender was on the

Re: rsync windows - unix still hanging :(

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
I've never seen anybody suggest any other value for --modify-window than 2. Does 90 really work better than 2? My understanding is that PC-style filesystems do not have 1 second timestamp granularity and so round the times up or down slightly. - Dave Dykstra On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 02:35:42PM

Re: Not preserving permissions really preserves some

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
of the -v option and run xargs chmod on all files that have been touched. - Dave Dykstra On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 12:47:18PM +1100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This appears to be a feature :-) I'm running rsync 2.5.5 on Solaris 8, and testing transferring files between two boxes with permission

Re: directories that change into symlinks

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
makes a difference when using --delete and -r (or -a). Refer to http://lists.samba.org/pipermail/rsync/2002-January/005971.html - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/faqs/smart

Re: IPv6 hosts allow|deny

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
Even though rsync maintenance isn't as bad as wget's, the maintainers are all VERY part time so that is a big part of the problem. Most of us don't have ipv6 systems to test things on. Can you vouch for the quality of the patch? I was able to get it with wget --passive

Re: restricting rsync over ssh on the server side.

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
to only those defined by rsyncd.conf. - Dave Dykstra On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 01:07:30PM -0500, Aaron Morris wrote: I do not think you can use it with ssh, but if you use rsync in rsync mode (::) instead of just an interface to rsh (:), you can limit the directories where you can transfer

Re: filelist calculation algoritm

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
We've been calling this option --files-from rather than --file-list, to be like the GNU tar option. On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 09:55:50AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote: On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 05:03:02PM -0800, jw schultz wrote: that would produce destloc/srcdir/ when you might want a copy of

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2003-01-07 Thread Dave Dykstra
That sounds reasonable to me that rsync shouldn't try to preserve those extra bits without -p. Try making a patch and seeing if that works. I don't have Samba set up, but on a vfat filesystem on Linux rsync is doing even worse because after the initial file creation it does a fchmod(fd, 0600)

Re: Simulating rdist?

2003-01-01 Thread Dave Dykstra
See the BATCH MODE section in the rsync 2.5.5 man page. It's stil pretty new and experimental, so it may not do what you want, but currently it's the best that rsync can do. - Dave Dykstra On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 04:39:06PM -, va_public [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: rsync is great for syncing

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2002-12-31 Thread Dave Dykstra
situation, where permissions cannot be altered because of the network mount they are being written to. Does it make sense to impliment a don't touch permissions flag? On Tue, 2002-12-24 at 05:08, Dave Dykstra wrote: When preserve_perms is not set, rsync sets a default permission based

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2002-12-31 Thread Dave Dykstra
. On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 07:58, Dave Dykstra wrote: What do you mean, altered? Do the destination files already exist? It is supposed to preserve existing permissions on destination files when you don't use -p. - Dave On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 06:44:24PM -0800, Ben wrote: Hmmm

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2002-12-31 Thread Dave Dykstra
with forced permissions I'm actually a bit surprised nobody else has run into this. On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 13:20, Dave Dykstra wrote: Then what would you expect it to do? I'm guessing your only problem is that the chmod is failing, and you would rather have it create files

Re: am I missing something, or are permissions always preserved?

2002-12-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
When preserve_perms is not set, rsync sets a default permission based on the original permissions and the umask. A comment in flist.c says that is what GNU cp does, so that's why rsync does it. Comments in generator.c and receiver.c indicate that if a file already exists and preserve_perms

Re: deflate on token returned 0 (16384 bytes left)

2002-12-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
-rsyncable.diff. According to my email record, I once found a workaround by deleting the || tx_strm.avail_in != 0 on line 285 of token.c. That change has not been put into 2.5.5 or into a later development version because it was unknown what the side effects were. - Dave Dykstra On Mon, Dec 23, 2002

Re: rsync 2.5.5 SCO Unixware patch

2002-12-24 Thread Dave Dykstra
seems harmless, although I'm not sure it's the best style. How about making strcpy a macro instead? popt/popt.c is borrowed code, and if we make modifications to it it might get forgotten the next time it is upgraded. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org

Re: Status of sigchld_handler bug?

2002-12-20 Thread Dave Dykstra
://lists.samba.org/pipermail/rsync/2002-September/008227.html is safer. As far as I know we've still never heard from Tridge why he introduced the code that caused the bug. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http

Re: Problem with absolute symbolic links

2002-12-16 Thread Dave Dykstra
of the top module. However, I believe, but am not sure, that if --copy-links is used with use chroot = no it should pull in files pointed to by symlinks from outside the top. Try it out. - Dave Dykstra On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 01:44:30PM -0500, Kevin Minder wrote: I'm trying to synchronize

Re: bug reporting.. bugzilla

2002-12-11 Thread Dave Dykstra
I disagree that the number of rsync bugs is too low to bother tracking in a bug tracking system. I think that a lot of things have been posted that are genuine bugs but have been forgotten about because none of the developers have had the time to track them. If bug reports were all dealt with

Re: Patch to ignore exluded files.

2002-12-11 Thread Dave Dykstra
ahead and take out the check for copy_links. - Dave Dykstra On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 05:04:38PM -0600, Bo Kersey wrote: I came up with a patch to fix the problem of IO Errors caused by excluded files as did Eugene V. Chupriyanov below. Is there a chance that this change will show up

Re: rsync stoped syncing

2002-12-11 Thread Dave Dykstra
Is /home now a symlink? The fact that the is uptodate message is only appearing on a single file (home) makes me think it is not recursing into the directory. If so, just change the end of your command line to ... /home/ slave:/home/ - Dave On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 04:36:41PM +0100, Markus

Re: Rsync performance increase through buffering

2002-12-11 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 11:48:57PM -0800, Craig Barratt wrote: I've been studying the read and write buffering in rsync and it turns out most I/O is done just a couple of bytes at a time. This means there are lots of system calls, and also most network traffic comprises lots of small packets.

Re: symbolic links

2002-12-05 Thread Dave Dykstra
to overwrite a regular file without backups or regard to timestamps. This happens on Linux with rsync version 2.5.5. Peter --- Dave Dykstra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's not a bug, it's a feature. Note that the -a option is equivalent to -rlptgoD; replace it with all but the l

Re: rsync 2.5.5, unexpected tag failures, Solaris 2.6 vs. 2.8, --b locking-io workaround

2002-12-05 Thread Dave Dykstra
The problem is in your use of -e rsh; --blocking-io is assumed if the -e value is equal to the RSYNC_RSH define which is usually remsh on solaris but maybe it isn't on solaris 2.8. The --blocking-io option is required for most versions of rsh, but it's sometimes difficult for rsync to know when

Re: Unexpected rsync behavior with --relative and symlink destinations

2002-12-05 Thread Dave Dykstra
--relative has caused confusion to many people. If you could come up with a patch and/or a change to the man page that made it easier to understand and/or more useful I think it would be welcome. - Dave Dykstra On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 03:00:42PM -0500, Christopher Schanzle wrote: Hello, all

Re: Suggestion: rsync and direct IO

2002-12-05 Thread Dave Dykstra
in asm/fcntl.h says it is currently ignored. - Dave Dykstra -- To unsubscribe or change options: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Re: bug reporting.. bugzilla

2002-12-05 Thread Dave Dykstra
On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 04:42:35PM -0800, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote: Have you considered using bugzilla for reporting bugs? Just curious. I was looking on the rsync website and didn't see much in bug reporting. There used to be another bug reporting system but it was being ignored so Martin

Re: Rsync --non-existent-dir-only feature :) ..

2002-12-03 Thread Dave Dykstra
Does the --ignore-existing option do what you want? It will probably recurse into the existing directories, but ignore all regular files that already exist. - Dave Dykstra On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 01:01:03AM +0100, Robert Raszuk wrote: All, I can't find a way to achive something probably

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