Is there an easy way to quietly ignore symlinks?

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

I would like to quietly ignore symlinks.
I do not want to follow the symlinks using --copy-links.
I would be happy copying the symlinks themselves, but I believe that Dropbox does not allow this?
Barring that, I just don't want to have all of the

NOTICE: <filename>: Can't follow symlink without -L/--copy-links

messages cluttering up the output.

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)

rclone v1.51.0

  • os/arch: linux/amd64
  • go version: go1.13.7

Which OS you are using and how many bits (eg Windows 7, 64 bit)

Linux 64 bit

Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)


The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

rclone sync /home/me/myfiles remote:backup/myfiles

hello and welcome to the forum,

have you tried these
"Don’t warn about skipped symlinks"
"Translate symlinks to/from regular files with a ‘.rclonelink’ extension"

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Thanks that's what I wanted!

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