rsync 2.5.4 -v output (minor knit)

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Fri Mar 15 05:37:54 EST 2002

On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 03:44:36PM -0600, Lee Eakin wrote:
> I noticed a difference in verbose output that appears to be unintentional.
> it first prints 'receiving file list ...', then builds the list and prints
> 'done\n'.  I haven't figured out the exact conditions yet, but with
> multiple remote sources (remote shell expands) it sometimes prints the
> 'done\n' message multiple times.  I have a script I use to sync up my
> dot-files with multiple files and excludes that prints the 'done\n' line 16
> times.
> Is there a simple fix?  People parsing the output of -v may want to be
> aware of this.  I first saw it in 2.5.3.
>   -Lee

I have not seen this, and I would appreciate a simple set of steps to
reproduce it.  I touched that code recently so I guess I should fix it.
I tried
    rsync -av 'host:`echo dir1/*`' dir2
and that didn't do it.

- Dave Dykstra

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