Human readable output

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Nov 12 20:12:28 GMT 2005

On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 01:18:22AM +0100, Martin Geisler wrote:
> I would like to suggest an option to rsync that makes it output sizes
> in human readable units, instead of always using bytes.

The CVS version now has the options --human-readable (-m) and --si to
implement more human-reable output in the --stats and the end-of-run
summary.  Anyone wanting to be able to use -h instead of -m (to make the
option more like du/df/ls) may define a popt alias in their ~/.popt

rsync alias -h -m


More information about the rsync mailing list