[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up
joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Tue Oct 6 17:18:05 CEST 2009
Joseph Wright wrote:
>> rsync -r --delete --exclude=2008 --exc
>> lude=mactex* rsync://guiling.fr/texlive/ h:\TeX\Live\2009\Mirror
>> whereupon I am told :
>> The source and destination cannot both be remote.
>> rsync error: syntax or usage error (code 1) at
>> 1/src/rsync-3.0.4/main.c(1136) [receiver=3.0.4]
>> The error message is invariant with the direction of slashes
>> in "h:\TeX\Live\2009\Mirror"
Okay, I tried this with rsync linked against Cygwin, and got the same
result. I think the issue is the ":" specifying the drive, as it *does*
work if I do:
rsync -r --delete --exclude=2008 --exclude=mactex*
However, that doesn't go from C:\, but from the current directory. I
guess this is a rsync think: not really related to TeX Live at all.
(I should add that I've had no issues on Windows just downloading the
installer via http then letting it "do its thing".)
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