[CentOS] Rsync 3 from rpmforge

Wed Apr 27 14:36:49 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/27/2011 9:28 AM, Rainer Traut wrote:
> 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".

You should be able to do 'update rpmforge-release' to get the new 
rpmforge-extras and rpmforge-testing repos added (but they are disabled 
by default so you need the --enablerepo on the command line to access them).

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com