[CentOS] Backup PC or other solution

Thu May 7 21:21:17 UTC 2015
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

John R Pierce wrote:

> On 5/7/2015 4:56 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> The worst thing about BackupPC is the insane error message
>> "Unable to read 4 bytes", which comes up if anything is wrong.
>> Possibly the worst error message anywhere?
> thats an rsync protocol message, and yeah, debugging
> connection/authentication issues is a bit ugly.

I'm sure you are right.
But I use rsync several times a day, and I have never received this message.

It's not ugly, it is inexcusable.

Timothy Murphy  
gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin