Meaning of "Discarding" messages from sync_client?

Wesley Craig wes at
Fri Mar 26 13:09:54 EDT 2010

On 26 Mar 2010, at 02:12, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Could anyone explain the meaning of lines like:
> Mar 26 00:49:50 util6 sync_client[31645]: Discarding: 3082  
> 000000000000000000000000 ()

This is the client trying to re-sync the protocol with the server.   
There should be a line preceding the "Discarding:" messages with  
containing the word "invalid" or "illegal", which is the actual  
problem.  At a guess, I'd say that things are messed up.


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