Rsync w/ Windows

Jeremy Gransden jeremy.gransden at
Fri Mar 16 17:00:54 UTC 2007

On 3/16/07, Chris Maness <chris at> wrote:
> I need to sync a directory with my freebsd box.  In linux/bsd I use the
> command  rsync -vaur chris at /home/chris/beer and
> this works perfectly for me.  However, using the cwrsync package in
> windows with this syntax does not work.
> Pleas help!
> Thanks...
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You have to tell windows the full path including drive letter.  This is what
i use to sync Xp laptop to freebsd server:

rsync.exe -r /cygdrive/c/z-test/ jeremy at


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