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Can someone please explain how to upgrade rsync

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by WebHostPro, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. WebHostPro

    WebHostPro Well-Known Member
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    I would like to have the latest version.

    A step by step would be awesome!

    Thanks
     
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    You could just try:

    Code:
    yum update rsync
    Is there a reason you need to update rsync? I wouldn't suggest using a version higher than what yum provides.
     
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    Thanks but that fails, I have the centos 4.8 on this server.

    Is there a way to do from source?

    Here is the yum error:

    yum update rsync
    Setting up Update Process
    Setting up repositories
    update 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
    base 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
    addons 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
    extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
    Reading repository metadata in from local files
    Excluding Packages in global exclude list
    Finished
    Could not find update match for rsync
    No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion
     
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    #3 WebHostPro, Oct 25, 2010
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2010
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    I would also love to solve the mystery of how to upgrade rsync while ensuring it still plays well with the rest of WHM. I'm running Redhat Enterprise 5 on one server and CentOS 5.5 which both run rsync 2.6.8. I do a nightly backup and the server load gets so high my system is unresponsive for several minutes each evening... not good! Doing some research it seems rsync 3.x goes a long way to reduce the cpu load.

    Anybody have any advice or a resource to turn to to do the installation? I found a few other threads on here all asking the same question.
     
  5. InterServed

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    You can download the latest version from the following link (matching your system):
    Index of /rsync

    And then you can update your current version via rpm -Uvh rpm-package
     
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    Hey, that's easy ;-). Thanks InterServed. That's just what I needed. Already making a huge difference using Rsync 3!
     
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    You're more than welcome :)
     
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