[CentOS] recent rsyslog package available for CentOS?

Mon Jul 13 02:09:34 UTC 2009
Eric B. <ebenze at hotmail.com>

"Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu" 
<m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca> wrote in message 
news:1247320412.22555.0.camel at ranbir.thesandhufamily.local...
> On Sat, 2009-07-11 at 13:34 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> I have been building and using myself much newer versions of rsyslog.
>> Let me look at getting these into a slightly more public area.
> I've been doing the same.  Works great, minus maintaining the package
> myself, but that's not a disaster.

Do you start from srpms or the tar ball?  If sprm, where do you get it from? 
If tar balls, how do you go from a tgz to an srpm/rpm?