rsync -vt shows directories considered?

jw schultz jw at
Tue Dec 2 21:00:35 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 06:21:34PM -0800, James Berry wrote:
> Passing the -t option to rsync seems to cause -v to show each directory 
> that is considered, while -v without -t doesn't.
> Is this a known bug or intended feature? Or is there a way to defeat 
> this? I'd like -v to show the files transmitted, but not the 
> directories that were considered.
> This command:
> 	rsync -urzCv ./ desthost:/path
> ...shows only the files transferred.
> While this command:
> 	rsync -urzCtv ./ desthost:/path
> ...shows all directories that it looked at, and decided not to transfer 
> files in.
> (rsync  version 2.5.6  protocol version 26, stock Darwin 10.3.1 build).

For what reason should rsync update the directory inode if
the ownership and permissions are unchanged unless you are
preserving mtime?

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