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Re: rsync: rename .file.JVPk8f -> file: Device or resource busy (16)

On Apr 15 10:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 15 07:14, Fr?d?ric Bron wrote:
> > I have converted a USB hard drive from fat32 to ntfs because git now
> > does not work on fat32 drives and git is essential to my work.
> > I also use this disk to backup my local hard drive with rsync.
> > When it was fat32, everything was fine but now that it is ntfs, I get
> > the following error message many times during the rsync process:
> > 
> > $ rsync --modify-window=1 --recursive --links --executability --times
> > --quiet --delete /cygdrive/d/Documents /mnt/g/Sauvegarde/
> > 
> > rsync: rename "/mnt/g/Sauvegarde/Documents/Fred/Bal/1.7/Bal/gcc-release/bin/.configure.exe.JVPk8f"
> > -> "Documents/Fred/Bal/1.7/Bal/gcc-release/bin/configure.exe": Device
> > or resource busy (16)
> > 
> > when rsync ends, .configure.exe.?????? still exists and configure.exe
> > does not exist or both do not exist
> > 
> > The disk is mounted like this (/etc/fstab):
> > f:/ /mnt/f ntfs noacl,nouser,binary
> > 
> > What does this error message mean?
> I have no idea what that means in this scenario.  I'm using NTFS
> exclusively, but I don't use USB sticks, and I never encountered such
> an error, unless the file was locked.

Do you run a anti-virus/anti-malware program which might interfere here?


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