[CentOS] rsync upgrade

Fri Aug 7 01:22:24 UTC 2020
Christopher Wensink <cwensink at five-star-plastics.com>

I have not built my own RPMs before, just built from source .tar.gz
files, do you have a good tutorial? 

Is a package built by you inherently more secure than a package strait
from a mirror?

On 8/6/2020 8:12 PM, Chris Schanzle via CentOS wrote:
> 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!
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