rsync version executable for Debian

Chris A Harris har1 at
Wed Jan 30 03:57:18 GMT 2008

Thanks for the reply.

I will wait for a Debian package and extract the file; I do
not have enough experience to compile from source.



> On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 13:43 +1030, Chris A Harris wrote:
> > I am using a shared host running on Debian sarge. I can
> > not install packages.
> > 
> > Is there an executable for that call be used?
> Yes.  You can compile an executable for any version of
> rsync you like from the sources at
> , or you can download
> the Debian package you want and extract the executable
> from it manually (a Debian package is just an "ar" archive
> containing a tarball "data.tar.gz" containing the
> installed files).
> Matt

More information about the rsync mailing list