[CentOS] Rsync 3 from rpmforge

Wed Apr 27 14:28:06 UTC 2011
Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de>

Am 27.04.2011 15:57, schrieb Jussi Hirvi:
> My brain must be on knots somehow.
> I try to install rsync 3.x, which I know is in rpmforge repo for my
> architecture:
> https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=22214
> http://packages.sw.be/rsync/
> But yum does not find it, however I try.
> I have installed yum-priorities. Rpmforge is low priority. But still...
> yum erase rsync  # erase v2.6 from base repo
> yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=rpmforge install rsyn\*
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>    * rpmforge: ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de
> Setting up Install Process
> No package rsyn* available.
> Nothing to do
> I managed to do this a couple of days ago, but now I cannot.

I think the problem is, rpmforge has split its repository in one that 
replaces/updates packages from the base OS and a repository that 
contains only new packages. You need to enable the first one - that's 
called "rpmforge-extras" not "rpmforge".