Improved output (dry run)

Kevin Korb kmk at
Sun Apr 14 10:38:47 UTC 2019

Having dry-run not act like the same command without --dry-run would
make less sense than people occasionally running it and discovering that
they need more options.

-v doesn't show things it didn't touch.  So, it touched them for some
reason.  Without --itemize-changes you are left in the dark about what
is happening or why.  But what you probably want is --omit-dir-times

That being said, -v is virtually useless without --itemize-changes anyway.

On 4/14/19 6:30 AM, darkdragon via rsync wrote:
> Please improve (default) output for /--dry-run/.
> Specifically, it would be nice to imply /-v/ since dry runs without
> displaying anything make no sense.
> Further (independently from dry run), it would be nice to have an option
> to hide directories which did *not* change. The need to /grep/ results
> is really frustrating and error prone.
> Thanks a lot!

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