update rysnc 3.0 on ubuntu 7

dfirth denys.firth at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 14:46:20 GMT 2008

Thanks. Let me try.
I now find that the new release of cwrsyncserver will not start, so I have
reinstalled the previous version.
Is ther any reason to use rsync 3.0 to connect to it?
Many thanks again

Matt McCutchen-7 wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 04:24 -0800, dfirth wrote:
>> I am runninng rsync on Ubuntu. It was installed using apt-get install
>> rysnc.
>> I note that the package has not yet been updated to rysnc 3.0.
>> I would like to update using the tar but I am confused how to update the
>> existing installation.
>> On this machine, I am mainly using rsync to send to a cwrsync server
>> (which
>> I have updated already). Can I just overwrite the rsync executable?
> Yes, that's the idea, but that might upset the package manager a bit.
> It might be better to copy the new executable to /usr/local/bin where it
> should take priority over the old one without actually overwriting it.
> Matt
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