"Please use cmount instead"... "unknown command "cmount" for "rclone"

I'm told to use cmount but that command isn't available yet....?

sh mount_koofr_enc.sh
2020/12/21 17:24:05 NOTICE: macOS users: please try "rclone cmount" as it will be the default in v1.54
[1]+ Stopped sh mount_koofr_enc.sh
MacBook-Pro:bin a$ nano mount_koofr_enc.sh
MacBook-Pro:bin a$ sh mount_koofr_enc.sh
Error: unknown command "cmount" for "rclone"

Did you mean this?

Run 'rclone --help' for usage.
2020/12/21 22:48:59 Fatal error: unknown command "cmount" for "rclone"

Did you mean this?
MacBook-Pro:bin a$ sh mount_koofr_enc.sh

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)

MacBook-Pro:bin a$ rclone --version
rclone v1.53.3-DEV

  • os/arch: darwin/amd64
  • go version: go1.15.5
    MacBook-Pro:bin a$

Which OS you are using and how many bits (eg Windows 7, 64 bit)


Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)

Koofr via webdav but really, we haven't got that far

The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

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The rclone config contents with secrets removed.

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A log from the command with the -vv flag

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hello and welcome to forum,

did you compile rclone?
if so, then you need to compile the cmount module with -tags cmount

read about it here
Rclone mount for macos cant uploads - #16 by 742481030

You probably installed it via Homebrew? Those no longer have the cmount command so you will need to download the official binaries from https://rclone.org/downloads/ instead.

If instead, you compiled the binary yourself, then do as @asdffdsa suggested and add the cmount build tag while building or again, get the official binaries instead, from https://rclone.org/downloads/

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rclone v1.53.3-DEV
does the DEV mean that someone compiled it instead of using a binary from the website?

Not necessarily always, but generally yes.

The official builds are also compilations so as long as you pass the proper flags while compiling, there won't be a DEV word in the version. It's just that most people don't add those flags while building which is why the DEV word can generally mean custom compilations.

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Homebrew install here, landed on this thread with the same issue. Is cmount never coming back to Homebrew install? If not, do I uninstall via Homebrew and install using the script method? Trying to preserve me settings and config of course.

Best to download from the website and install that route as it's maintained that way. You can copy your config file to be sure as those are the only settings.

felix@gemini:~$ rclone config file
Configuration file is stored at:

Shows you were the file is.

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