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

Kevin Korb kmk at sanitarium.net
Sun Dec 30 13:38:26 UTC 2018


Also, don't use -z on a local copy.  Rsync is dumb enough to do what you
tell it to.

On 12/30/18 3:40 AM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson via rsync wrote:
> 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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