rsync -vt shows directories considered?
james at jberry.us
Wed Dec 3 01:27:37 EST 2003
On Dec 2, 2003, at 2:00 AM, jw schultz wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> files in.
>> (rsync version 2.5.6 protocol version 26, stock Darwin 10.3.1
> For what reason should rsync update the directory inode if
> the ownership and permissions are unchanged unless you are
> preserving mtime?
But the directory inode doesn't need to be updated. It is up to date.
The directories are displayed each time I run this command (even when
everything is up to date). I don't get -v output about files that don't
need to be updated, why should I get -v output about directories that
don't need to be updated? Any meaningful information about things that
_do_ happen is getting lost in the morass of information about things
that _don't_ happen.
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