How to getting clean list of transferred files

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at
Fri Mar 26 14:56:01 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-03-26 14:38:22 +0100, Markus Marquardt <markus.marquardt at>
wrote in message <4064324E.50207 at>:

> Now rsync sometimes generates messages like "file has vanished: ..." on 
> STDOUT (_not_ STDERR) which breaks this processing.

Sounds at least surprising. Just prepare a patch to output this on
stderr if your scripts break.

> Is there any way to get a "clean" list of the transferred files (without 
> doing things like grep or sed on the output stream)?

Well, "grep -v" would IMHO be the "natural" way to clean the output.
Long-term solution is more like patching rsync to use stderr, though...


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