Rsync 2.5.2 -v too verbose?

Martin Pool mbp at
Tue Feb 5 11:23:34 EST 2002

On 30 Jan 2002, Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Dave Dykstra wrote:
> > Martin has put in the below feature in rsync 2.5.2 for using a shell.  I've
> > already had one user complain about it.  I think it would be better at the
> > -vv level.
> Yes, I agree that -vv would be better.  People use -v primarily to see
> what files are getting transferred, and seeing what behind-the-scenes
> ssh connection is happening is better reserved for a more verbose output
> level.

OK, I agree about changing it to -vv.  

It would be good to add some more documentation about what comes out
at each level of verbosity.

We should add equivalent output for socket connections and
socket-via-proxy connections, but I haven't done that yet.


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