[CentOS] rsync upgrade

Thu Aug 6 16:30:52 UTC 2020
Jack Bailey <jack at internetguy.net>

On 2020-08-06 08:45, J Martin Rushton via CentOS wrote:
> You'll need to upgrade to CentOS8.
> C7 is at rsync 3.1.2-10, and will not go above 3.1.2 ever.
> C8.2 is at 3.1.3-7, C8 will always be on 3.1.3
> Martin

Another option is to build rsync from source, which is what I did to try 
out the zstd compression.

centos7$ rsync --version
rsync  version 3.2.2  protocol version 31
Copyright (C) 1996-2020 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others.
Web site: https://rsync.samba.org/
     64-bit files, 64-bit inums, 64-bit timestamps, 64-bit long ints,
     socketpairs, hardlinks, symlinks, IPv6, atimes, batchfiles, inplace,
     append, no ACLs, xattrs, optional protect-args, iconv, symtimes, 
     no SIMD, asm, openssl-crypto
Checksum list:
     xxh64 (xxhash) md5 md4 none
Compress list:
     zstd lz4 zlibx zlib none

> On 06/08/2020 16:40, Christopher Wensink wrote:
>> Can anyone tell me the repository to use to upgrade to a version of
>> rsync later than 3.1.2?
>> Chris