Bug 2033 - no error check for do_fork in do_recv
Summary: no error check for do_fork in do_recv
Alias: None
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core (show other bugs)
Version: 2.6.3
Hardware: All All
: P3 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Wayne Davison
QA Contact: Rsync QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-11-13 14:01 UTC by Arne de Bruijn
Modified: 2005-04-01 11:21 UTC (History)
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proposed patch (317 bytes, patch)
2004-11-13 14:02 UTC, Arne de Bruijn
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Description Arne de Bruijn 2004-11-13 14:01:59 UTC
There is no error check in the call to do_fork in do_recv in main.c.

We do a daily rsync of a large tree (250GB), and occasionally it fails. This is
often caused by a fail of this fork call and it helps to know this.
Comment 1 Arne de Bruijn 2004-11-13 14:02:57 UTC
Created attachment 771 [details]
proposed patch
Comment 2 Wayne Davison 2004-11-13 14:51:10 UTC
Thanks!  This is now fixed in the CVS version.