[CentOS] rsync upgrade

Thu Aug 6 19:10:27 UTC 2020
Phil Perry <pperry at elrepo.org>

On 06/08/2020 17:30, Jack Bailey via CentOS wrote:
> 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.

Or you could try rebuilding the latest fedora SRPM on el7 (or the RHEL8 
SRPM if that is new enough for you). Sometimes it's straight forward, 
other times this approach may fail with newer build requirements than 
those provided by el7.

Worth a try though.