[Dirvish] (no subject)

hanj mailing at astarna.com
Fri Jan 12 15:49:01 PST 2007


On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 22:22:01 +0100
rboulle at free.fr wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to backup a Windows XP box onto a linux server.
> I am using cygwin+openssh+rsync.
> 
> Here are the first lines of my default.conf :
> 
> client: 192.168.0.99
> rsh: ssh
> tree: /cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/Valérie
> 
> On trying to init this vault, I have the following rsync_error :
> 
> *** Execution cycle 0 ***
> 
> rsync: link_stat "/cygdrive/c/Documents/." failed: No such file or directory (2)
> rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(1173)
> 
> It seems to be a problem concerning the space character. I may have a similar
> problem with "é" later...
> I tried to use : tree: /cygdrive/c/Documents\ and\ Settings/Valérie
> but I have the same kind of error.
> Any idea ?
> Thanks for your help.
> Rémi.

Not sure if this is correct, but I have to use ? for space characters
when I back up my windows machines

Documents?and?Settings/blah?blah

This is my 'exclude' though. I had issues with cygwin/rsync/ssh on a
pull, so I'm using rsync server now on the windows side of things, so 
my idea might not work at all, since our set up is different.

HTH
hanji


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