[CentOS] Backuppc-updates on CentOS
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Mar 8 20:23:52 UTC 2010
on 2-25-2010 1:44 AM Sorin Srbu spake the following:
> Hi all,
> I installed BackupPC on one of my Centos 5.4-machines following the wiki at
> where BackupPC is installed from the c5-testing repo.
> root at mach012 ~/ # rpm -qa backuppc
> root at mach012 ~/ #
> Seeing how there's been some updates to BackupPC in the near past, I thought
> I'd run a yum update to get the updated package. That didn't work. So I
> searched pbone.net for a BackupPC package on CentOS5 but didn't find any.
> Doing the same search for RHEL5 gave me two packages (one for i386 and one for
> x86_64); v3.1.0-5.
> Looking more closely I saw that the RHEL5-packages were from epel, a repo one
> maybe shouldn't choose as a primary repo for ones CentOS-systems if you can
> help it. At least that's the impression I got from the various posts to this
> I thought all packages available from the prominent American upstream provider
> got a treatment from the CentOS crew? Am I wrong or am I missing something
> really basic, or some part of the CentOS philosophy here? Or isn't BackupPC a
> package worthy of being CentOSified? 8-)
3.1.0 is the latest stable version... The newer version has been marked beta
for a few years now
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