Replication: sync_client -r dies

Wesley Craig wes at
Sun Nov 4 12:56:32 EST 2007

On 03 Nov 2007, at 23:20, Rich Wales wrote:
> Wesley Craig wrote:
>> It usually dies for a reason, i.e., some discrepancy that either
>> sync_client or sync_server couldn't handle.  The typical way to
>> handle it is to contact someone.
> What sort of debugging output am I going to need to generate in order
> for anyone to have a chance of tracking the problem down?

> I added the -l and -v flags to sync_client, but right now, the only
> clue I have is that /var/log/messages includes a couple of errors
> saying "Error in do_sync(): bailing out!".

Both sync_client and sync_server typically log problems.  Those logs  
are probably immediately helpful.  Further information would depends  
on the reason for the bail out.

> No core dump files anywhere in sight.

Personally, I see more cases of unresolvable discrepancies than core  
buts, but both exist.


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