I want to exclude symbolic links from an
--no-links floods my terminal with
skipping non-regular file for every link, taking focus from other important information from
How can I exclude links without being pestered about each individual occurrence? The following are not acceptable solutions:
- Using the
-qoption, as this suppresses all output from
- Filtering the message with
- Meticulously altering my include file around the links are not good options.
If this is is impossible (as it may seem): Why is skipping non-regular files considered so important that the user is explicitly warned about every single one of them even when he has specified he wants to exclude them? I'm tempted to take this up as an issue with the developer.