Subject: Re: local rsync hanging?
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/2002 00:59:55
On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 06:43:20PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> Does anyone else have the symptom of rsync hanging when done between two
> local disks (wd0 and wd1, identical down to partition tables)?
> Is this symptomatic of going between wd0 and wd1?  pax seems to work just
> fine.
> More information will be provided; I just don't know what to provide at
> the moment, so feel free to ask.

Are you using -v?  I and a number of others have repeatedly reported that,
since 2.3 or so, rsync -v over a large number of files can hang.  I offered
to try to help the rsync maintainers debug but they appear to prefer to
ignore the bug reports.

Just don't use -v.