[CentOS] rsync from rescue boot

Tue Feb 7 17:22:22 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 5:22 AM, Michael Simpson <mikie.simpson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=724041
>> which was fixed nearly a month ago.
> So instead of saying nearly a month ago how about we we say it was only
> released 20 days ago. BZ says it was released 03 Aug 11.
>> If this is your issue, try appending username at host like so:
>> rsync user at host:/
>> as a workaround, but I'm not sure why CentOS is still shipping an old
>> broken version?

Yes, that's it.  Thanks!

> Umm, maybe because upstream shipped rsync-3.0.6-4.el5.i386.rpm with 5.7 and
> the rsync-3.0.6-4.el5_7.1.i386.rpm has not made it to CentOS yet.
> Remember that bug for bug compatibility thing. :-)
> Patience is a virtue.

Well, it is burned on the CentOS 5.7 install/rescue DVD.  No amount of
patience is going to change that, so remembering the workaround will
be the only choice when using that iso in rescue mode...  Is that
something that QA testing in CentOS should have caught or would it
have automatically passed as a match for upstream?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com