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RE: Where is my --password-file?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 13:03:51 -0000
- Subject: RE: Where is my --password-file?
> actually, this is the command I have used:
> rsync -avz "/cygdrive/e/Company"
> password-file="/home/Administrator/rsync_passwd" --delete
> --delete-excluded --exclude "Office2003/" --exclude "Office2003SP/"
> firstname.lastname@example.org::winbackups/ > /home/Administrator/rsync_server1.log
> Janos Dohanics
Yeh, that was a bit of a hasty suggestion on second thoughts, after all
tilde expansion only happens if the "~" is followed by a "/".
However you have left the "--" off the "password-file" option, so it thinks
the whole thing is a file name to rsync! And because it doesn't start with a
"/", it's a relative path, and you're running in your home dir when you
execute the command, so it expands that by prepending the cwd path....
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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