helpGNU tar - Support: sr #106060, Backup to remote file via remote...


sr #106060: Backup to remote file via remote shell fails when rsh is a symbolic link

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 22 Oct 2007 06:32:05 PM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

Add a New Comment (Rich Markup)

You are not logged in

Please log in, so followups can be emailed to you.


Mon 22 Oct 2007 06:32:05 PM UTC, original submission:  

running tar (GNU tar) 1.13.25

Attempts to backup to a remote host via -f host:file fail when rsh is a symbolic link.  Example is rsh as a symbolic link to ssh.  Execution fails in this case, stating, "Can not execute remote shell".  However, if rsh is a hardlink instead of a symlink, works fine.



(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:

No files currently attached


Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found


CC list is empty


Do you think this task is very important?
If so, you can add your encouragement to it.
This task has 0 encouragements so far.

Only logged-in users can vote.




No changes have been made to this item

Back to the top

Powered by Savane 3.5