make "rsync -N" == "rsync --numeric-ids" ?

Harald Dunkel harald.dunkel at
Fri Nov 18 07:37:41 UTC 2016

Hi folks,

"--numeric-ids" is a lot of text and easy to be forgotten or

Since it is a highly important option for making backups of
remote systems via rsync I wonder if "-N" could be introduced
as an abbreviation for "--numeric-ids"? "-N" is not in use yet,

Just a suggestion, of course. Keep on your good work.

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