make rsync progress output suitable for shell script reading

rsync --progress user@host:/path/to/source /path/to/target/ | stdbuf -oL tr '\r' '\n' >> rsyncprogress.txt
This line unbuffers the interactive output of rsync's --progress flag creating a new line for every update. This output can now be used within a script to make actions (or possibly piped into a GUI generator for a progress bar)

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2013-03-26 11:06:45

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