[CentOS] rsync upgrade

Fri Aug 7 05:58:59 UTC 2020
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> 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!

If you're using 3.2.2, be sure to add this fix to make rsync behave as