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I know if I was having an issue with rsync with characters I'd use --iconv= - but this issue is some file names have black slashes in them, and I don't have the ability to rename the original files.

Any help would be appreciated!

EDIT: Using rsync under cygwin on Windows 7.

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you mean... files in the linux fs have a "\" in the filename? ... this won't go well into windows... as the "\" character cannot exist in NTFS filenames. –  TheCompWiz Dec 9 '11 at 21:36
    
How are you doing it? E.g. is Windows fs mounted via Samba, or are you using some Windows Rsync port? –  haimg Dec 9 '11 at 21:45
    
@TheCompWiz - Of course. –  PhoenixX_2 Dec 10 '11 at 19:20
    
@haimg - I'm using rsync under cygwin. –  PhoenixX_2 Dec 10 '11 at 19:21
    
@TheCompWiz: Technically it can. It cannot exist in Win32 filenames regardless of the filesystem, but NTFS allows it. –  grawity Dec 10 '11 at 22:37
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