logging mechanism in rsync

Jignesh Shah jignesh.shah1980 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 06:50:11 GMT 2008


Thanks for the info. Basically I want to display all the files which has not
transfer because "the file has not changed". Can I use --info=skip for this?


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 8:18 PM, Matt McCutchen <matt at mattmccutchen.net>wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 16:56 +0530, Jignesh Shah wrote:
> > Does rsync V3 has the feature for logging the files which have not
> > been transferred?
> Out of what set do you want to see the files not transferred?
> - For files hidden by exclude rules, pass -vv (or --debug=exclude if
> your rsync is new enough to support it) and look for messages like:
> [sender] hiding directory alsomydir because of pattern /alsomydir
> - For files skipped because of --min-size, --max-size, --update,
> --ignore-existing, or --ignore-non-existing, pass -v (--info=skip) and
> look for the corresponding messages.
> - For files that did not need a transfer because they passed the quick
> check, pass -vv (--info=name2) and look for "FILENAME is uptodate", or
> pass -ii and look for files whose itemize code is blank after the first
> two characters.
> - If rsync tries and fails to transfer a file, it will print an error
> message and exit immediately (for fatal errors) or with code 23 at the
> end of the run (for nonfatal ones).  Unfortunately, the error message
> does not always name the affected file; see:
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2008-January/019650.html
> If none of those were what you were asking, please be more specific.
> --
> Matt
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