Subject: Re: rsync retrieves garbled files
To: Christian Groessler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Feico Dillema <email@example.com>
Date: 02/08/2002 01:43:40
On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 12:23:34AM +0100, Feico Dillema wrote:
> 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
> > broken?
> 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
> right now.
Then probably rsync.netbsd.org is itself corrupted. Maybe you should
try another mirror. Fairly sure that rsync.fr.netbsd.org is ok (just like
our own mirror no.netbsd.org, but we do not offer rsync access).