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ehamings
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Rsync size of filename

Post by ehamings » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:37 pm

I am using Rsync to transfer files.
I have an error for files with big size name: "File name too long".
I wanna know if I could transfer these files and conserve their name.

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Re: Rsync size of filename

Post by austin.texas » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:54 pm

Please give an example of a file name which is too long.
Are you copying from ext4 to ext4? or ext4 to NTFS?
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Re: Rsync size of filename

Post by Flemur » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:17 pm

That might be a bug
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/592303

What does

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rsync --version
say?

DuckDuckGo "rsync" "File name too long" you might find a fix.
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Re: Rsync size of filename

Post by ehamings » Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:42 pm

Hi,

I copy from ext4 to ext4.
My string is about the same length of your example : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/592303
My version of Rsync : version 3.1.0 protocol version 31.

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