Rsync won't be quiet

Patrick Nolan Patrick.Nolan at
Mon May 12 21:02:48 GMT 2008

Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 06:27:27PM -0700, Patrick Nolan wrote:
>> I thought the -q option and the redirection to /dev/null would
>> keep it quiet under normal circumstances.  Apparently not.
> It should.  You shouldn't even require -q since you're not using -v.
> I tried out your setup, and didn't get any output at all, so I don't
> know what you're seeing.
>> Maybe I don't understand "transfer logging".  I believe it makes the
>> client log its actions in "log file".
> You have that right.  It indeed tells the rsync daemon to include info
> for every transferred file, not just thinks like connects and such.
> ..wayne..

Today I reverted back to version 2.6.9 on both ends of the connection.
The problem sees to have gone away.

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