[CentOS] rsync upgrade

Fri Aug 7 01:12:00 UTC 2020
Chris Schanzle <chris.schanzle at nist.gov>

On 8/6/20 12:30 PM, 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.

Just wanted to share Fedora 32's rsync-3.2.2-1.fc32.src.rpm rebuilds cleanly without any necessary tweaks on CentOS 7.  I used mock for a clean build environment.

It is very empowering to learn how to build your own packages and not very hard to get started.  I encourage you to do the same!