--dry-run won't say where the files are going to go

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson jidanni at jidanni.org
Sun Dec 30 08:40:20 UTC 2018

Try as we may (--dry-run), it still won't tell us where it intends to put the files,

$ rsync --dry-run --remove-source-files --relative --verbose --itemize-changes -Cavz Maildir/new /tmp/
sending incremental file list
delta-transmission disabled for local transfer or --whole-file
cd+++++++++ Maildir/
cd+++++++++ Maildir/new/
>f+++++++++ Maildir/new/1546157908.1392_1.jidanni7
total: matches=0  hash_hits=0  false_alarms=0 data=0

sent 155 bytes  received 94 bytes  498.00 bytes/sec
total size is 320  speedup is 1.29 (DRY RUN)

Guess we'll just have to cross our fingers...

rsync  version 3.1.2  protocol version 31

(In fact there is no option to show where the files will go,
--dry-run or not.)

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