Managing spaces and accents to backup a windows box was : Re: [Dirvish] (no subject)

Rémi Boulle rboulle at
Sun Jan 14 13:36:03 PST 2007


hanj a écrit :
> [...]
> Not sure if this is correct, but I have to use ? for space characters
> when I back up my windows machines
> Documents?and?Settings/blah?blah

That's it. It worked, thanks.

Wrapping the line with " like in "Documents and Settings/Valérie" didn't 
work for me.

I have got just a little doubt...
After backing up this windows box, I have 1 error mentionned at the end 
of my log file : RESULTS: warnings = 0, errors = 1. The summary one 
contains a line with "Status: error (23) -- partial transfer"

The rsync_error one contains :
*** Execution cycle 4 ***

rsync: send_files failed to open "/cygdrive/c/Documents and 
Settings/Val\351rie/NTUSER.DAT": Device or resource busy (16)
rsync: send_files failed to open "/cygdrive/c/Documents and 
Settings/Val\351rie/ntuser.dat.LOG": Device or resource busy (16)
rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(1173)
All the execution cycles contains the same lines.
Is it the error mentionned in the log ?
Anyway, I will exclude those files later. I forgot to do that. They are 

> This is my 'exclude' though. I had issues with cygwin/rsync/ssh on a
> pull, so I'm using rsync server now on the windows side of things, so 
> my idea might not work at all, since our set up is different.
> hanji
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