cross platform rsync avz lists all directory names in tree
peter at circlesquared.com
Tue May 23 09:18:23 GMT 2006
I have tried googling and reading the docs and examples but haven't yet
managed to solve this issue.
rsyncing from Mac OS X to FreeBSD and from Linux to Windows XP, with the
arguments avz I get the same thing in the reports (mailed from cron):
and so on. With biggish directories this results in huge lists which
have to be trawled through if manual checks are to be made that changed
files were successfully copied/updated.
I have a feeling that this stems from differences in permission/uid/gid
values but haven't managed to find a combination of arguments that give
a useful report. rsyncing between Linux and FreeBSD boxes is fine (of
Can anyone advise how to limit the output to just files/directories that
have been added, removed (if --delete is used) or changed when running
across platforms like this?
Please cc me, because I'm not a list subscriber.
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