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Re: rsync error -- "Protocol incompatibility" Why?




Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 05/28/2018 07:15 AM, David wrote:
>> On 28 May 2018 at 22:07, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Which would explain why rsync says:
>> "rsync: change_dir "/media/root/drescued_commo" failed: No such file
>> or directory (2)"
>> 
>> Does that help?
>> 
>
>
> *DUH* <slaps head and drinks second cup of coffee>
>
> But that raises another question.
> Why does error message identify a protocol problem after having 
> correctly identified the problem as "No such file or directory".
>
> Wouldn't "Error 3 --  Errors selecting input/output files, dirs"
> be less misleading?

Depends on "what part" was throwing the error -- e.g. if it was ssh or
something telling rsync "no can do", then it'd be a different error.


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