How to use --rsh with multiple sub-arguments?

Kevin Korb kmk at
Fri Oct 7 09:10:03 UTC 2022

You can put it all in quotes.  Also, if you are scripting you might find 
setting $RSYNC_RSH easier.

On 10/7/22 04:46, c.buhtz--- via rsync wrote:
> Hello,
> rsync does offer the --rsh argument. I would like to use it that way
> rsync --rsh=ssh -o ServerAliveInterval=240 -o LogLevel=Error -o IdentityFile=/home/user/.ssh/id_rsa -p 22 --delete --delete-excluded -v -i / user at localhost:"/tmp/tmp6x75lz10"
> You see there are several sub-arguments that need to be put to "ssh" via the "--rsh". How can I be sure that e.g. "-o ServerAliveInterval" is interpreted by ssh and not by rsync?

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