Bug 6010 - Need a --noprogress option
Need a --noprogress option
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core
Other Other
: P3 normal
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Assigned To: Wayne Davison
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Reported: 2009-01-03 14:12 UTC by Dave Yost
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39 UTC (History)
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Description Dave Yost 2009-01-03 14:12:31 UTC
My script constructs an rsync command with a --progress arg by default.
I let the user of my script specify rsync args, which I append to the default args.
Without a --noprogress arg, the user can't turn off the default I chose.

I could work around this by recognizing --noprogress, deleting it from the user list and deleting --progress from my default list. Messier, and it also introduces into the user's mind that there is a --noprogress arg to rsync, which there isn't.
Comment 1 Dave Yost 2009-01-03 14:14:30 UTC
Comment 2 Wayne Davison 2009-01-03 22:39:12 UTC
I assume you found the --no-progress option (which I note here to make the bug's comments complete).  Enjoy!