rsync question

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Nov 2 13:14:12 UTC 2014

On Sun, 2014-11-02 at 12:35 +0000, R Kimber wrote:
> Is there a way of suppressing the "ignoring unsafe symlink" warnings, while
> not suppressing real errors?

Yes. Pipe the output from rsync into grep:

   rsync .... 2>&1 | grep -v "ignoring unsafe symlink"

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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