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Re: rsync not doing the right thing...
- To: R Pickett <emerson at hayseed dot net>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: rsync not doing the right thing...
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 19:22:52 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- R Pickett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Well, I've tried various versions of precompiled rsync, as well as rolling
> my own copy from the 2.3.1 source, but I can't get it to work correctly.
> Specifically, I'm trying to sync a local tree on a Windows NT Server box
> with a remote tree on a Solaris box. The whole point of using rsync is so
> that I can make the NT box's filetree look like the remote filetree in the
> minimum network traffic -- sending only diffs.
> BUT, using a command of the form:
> rsync -avvz remotehost::share/filetree c:\localfiletree
> from an NT command prompt (having to embed this in a batch file, so have to
> have it work from CMD.EXE) resends every file, in its entirety, every time.
> I have a sneaking suspicion that there's some kind of text translation issue
> going on here that makes the local and remote files hash differently and so
> seem changed. But my mounts are all binary, and I have CYGWIN set to
> Any thoughts? Thanks in advance for any help....
First let me say I've not used rsync and don't know it's operations. However,
is it cygwin built or mingw32 built? If it's cygwin built you will want to
mount c:\\ /c
rsync -avvz remotehost::share/filetree /c/localfiletree
Earnie Boyd <mailto:email@example.com>
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