It's almost a year later, but since Google quickly led me to this post in the
archives, I guess the answer may be useful to others.
Had the same error today, in the same situation: cwrsync in Win7x64, batch file
started by Local computer Policy on shutdown.
There is something special in the cmd.exe environment when a script is started in
this way. The solution was to cd to the directory where cwrsync is installed before
starting rsync. My script which works is now something like:
Maybe the PATH change would not be needed now, but I didn't test without it.
> I'm using cwRync to backup my users computeurs. When he closing her Windows session
> i go (with GPO) a script batch to copy a files/dirs on my rsync server
> When i manuel start the script it's ok but when he go to the closed session i've
> this error
> rsync: getcwd():Bad address(14)
> rsync error: errors selecting input/output files, dirs (code3) at util.c (1177)
> This error is present on the Windows 7 64bit computeurs but on winds 7 32bits it's ok.