Subject: Re: rsync retrieves garbled files
To: Christian Groessler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Feico Dillema <email@example.com>
Date: 02/08/2002 00:23:35
On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 11:48:13PM +0100, Christian Groessler wrote:
> I rsynced today, and some files are garbage. E.g.
> sharesrc/share/mk/bsd.man.mk,v has parts of the file duplicated.
> Try out with
> rsync --delete -zarv rsync.netbsd.org::anoncvs/main/sharesrc/share/mk .
> It happens with rsync 2.5.2 and 2.1.0. Maybe the anoncvs repository is
Try rsync options -c and -W. Different version of rsync seem to have
compatibility problems and diffs get applied in a wrong way, corrupting
CVS files. Fetching whole files (-W) seems the only things that helps