Log formatting: quoting format option flags in Perl

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Fri Feb 20 04:12:02 GMT 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 07:19:52PM -0800, Shifra Raffel wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having trouble with setting desired punctuation and spaces with log 
> formatting in a perl script.
> The log-format options I am using are  --log-format=%h%a%l%o%f%t%u%c. Full 
> rsync command at end of this message.
> When I run the rsync command and write the results to a file,
> $results = `$rsyncstr 2>&1`,
> my log format options are ignored if I have the options quoted in the 
> command, and the log is unreadably compressed if I leave off the quotes. 
> I've tried qq//, escaped \", escaped \',  and many other ways of escaping 
> quotes. Any suggestions?
> Full rsync string:
> rsync -Cclrtvzn --log-format="%h %a %l %o %f %t %u %c" /localdir 
> user at server:/remotedir

This is not an rsync issue.  It is a perl issue.

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