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Re: rsync problem... windows cmd vs. cygwin terminal
- From: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>
- To: "cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>,"Kris Dahl" <krislists at sledge-hammer dot net>
- Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 01:21:07 -0000
- Subject: Re: rsync problem... windows cmd vs. cygwin terminal
- References: <06d601c2d87c$bdac5f90$021010ac@tequila>
- Reply-to: "Elfyn McBratney" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
> I'm using rsync on cygwin to syncronize a bunch of remote machines to a
> central machine.
> I'm planning on automating it to run regularly with windows scheduler, so
> have some batch files with the rsync command.
> When I run batch file from like a Windows cmd window it gives me an error
> with rsync tries to move the temp file to the perm file:
> rename .Types.dbf.002724 -> Types.dbf : no such file or directory
> Yet when I run this from a cygwin terminal window it works just dandy.
> I guess its a difference of using the cygwin.dll to run rsync/ssh/etc FROM
> windows, rather then in the cygwin environment proper. Is there any way
> correct this problem, or do I just need to set up a cron from withing the
> cygwin environment?
If it works perfectly from the cygwin terminal then why not use a shell
script and execute that via the task scheduler? Once you have the commands
in your shell script you can just use
C:\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c /path/to/script.sh
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk
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