Bug ID: 11378
           Summary: Please add a '--line-buffered' option to rsync to make
                    logging/output more friendly with pipes/syslog/CI
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.1.1
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P5
         Component: core
        QA Contact:

Created attachment 11225
patch to implement --line-buffered option

Behavior change with --line-buffered would be primarily to --progress - which
would output a newline after percentage update instead of just a

During a normal operation with smaller files you'd never notice the difference,
but with large files (say recurrent sync of ISO images or similar) - you'd get
a MUCH more usable output trace in the build system and logs instead of it all
being merged onto one "line" of output.

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