Problems with 2.5.3 under Debian Linux

rsync at rsync at
Tue Mar 12 16:27:29 EST 2002

>Unfortunately the zlib security fix was broken in 2.5.3.  I think it's
>fixed now in 2.5.4pre1.  If you can, please try 2.5.4pre1 and see if
>that will fix it; alternatively don't use -z.

So far, so good; 2.5.4pre1 seems to work correctly when 2.5.3 did not.
Since -z is so widely used, I suggest pulling 2.5.3 from the distribution
site until it can be updated.



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