Get a summary of directories recursed

reader at reader at
Thu Jun 7 12:13:29 GMT 2007

"Matt McCutchen" <hashproduct+rsync at> writes:

>> Summary:  How to get rsync to give me listing as it goes or a summary
>> of where it has been working.
>> Using one level of -v and --stats  I get to see the filenames of any
>> files synced but not a mention of directories covered.  Especially if
>> no files were affected.
>> Using more -vvv gets into lots of stuff I don't need and makes it
>> harder to review.
> Use -ii to get a list of all files processed (changed or not) with
> minimal additional clutter.

That doesn't really help enough, unless you know every directory under
the main directory being recursed because it doesn't list the
uppermost directory.

For example: One of my runs backs up /etc  However /etc is not
mentioned in the output of -ii.  All directories are listed following
a ^.d lead on the line but not /etc/ itself.

Of course I recognize the subdirectories of /etc/ but that is not true
for all places I run rsync.

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