Logging updated files?
jw at pegasys.ws
Sat Sep 27 00:44:51 EST 2003
On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 09:29:36AM -0500, Max Kipness wrote:
> > > What I'd like, is to be able to get a listing of all files that
> > > changed on the local side and that were updated to the
> > remote side via
> > > rsync. The literal data info tells me how many bytes were
> > transferred
> > > total, but I'd like to get the break down per file, or at the least
> > > just get a listing of the files rsync saw as different and
> > therefore
> > > updated.
> > >
> > > I've played with --progress and --stats and not really
> > found the info.
> > > The --progress option seems to show every file in the root
> > regardless
> > > of whether it's actually different or not. The closest I've
> > gotten is
> > > with the --log-format %f%l%b option which tells filename,
> > file length,
> > > and bytes transferred. The problem with this is that there
> > is always
> > > at least 40 bytes transferred for every file, so I'm not sure how I
> > > could tell if there is a very slight change in the file.
> > -v with or without --progress is only supposed to show the
> > files being transferred. Unchanged files do not appear in
> > the list unless you use more --verbose and even then the get
> > additional labelling. A single -v without --progress should
> > meet your minimum requirement. If it is listing every file
> > you may be having a lot of false positives and want to review
> > the options you are using.
> Now that I look at some of the different rsync implementations I'm
> doing, I notice that linux to linux rsyncs are logging only changed
> files being transferred as you state above. However, my linux to samba
> (local mount to W2K), are the ones that seem to be logging everything
> regardless of change. The only difference in options is that the linux
> to samba is not using the --archive switch because of change of owner
> Should the rsync to samba being performing this way?
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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