[Dirvish] rsync error: change_dir "/home/household/VirtualBox\ VMs" failed: No such file or directory (2)

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Mon Sep 7 06:56:04 UTC 2015


On Sun 06 Sep 2015, Denis Heidtmann wrote:
> 
> rsync: change_dir "/home/household/VirtualBox\ VMs" failed: No such file or
> directory (2)

The error message explicitly shows a backslash in the name, so the
problem is there.

> When implementing this vault I found that I needed to double escape the
> space in the folder name in the .conf:

> tree: /home/household/VirtualBox\\ VMs/

Have you tried it without *any* backslashes?

> I have tried leaving off the final backslash to no effect.

The final slash is *not* a backslash :-P


Paul


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