Human readable output

Manuel López-Ibáñez manuellopezibanez at
Sun Nov 6 01:42:42 GMT 2005

I vote for this feature. In du and df commands, this is invoked with:
-h, --human-readable
      print sizes in human readable format (e.g., 1K 234M 2G)

--si  likewise, but use powers of 1000 not 1024

Currently, in rsync, -h is the short form of --help.


Martin Geisler wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to suggest an option to rsync that makes it output sizes
> in human readable units, instead of always using bytes.  So
>   Total file size: 30864401502 bytes
> would be output as:
>   Total file size: 28.7 GiB
> Similarly for mebibytes and kibibytes.
> If there's already such an option, then I'm sorry -- I didn't find it
> in the manual pages.

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