Rsync 3.0.7pre1 released

David Allie david.allie at
Tue Dec 22 00:47:08 MST 2009

I get an error message when trying to decompress rsync-3.0.7pre1.tar.gz:

[ ~/Desktop ]$ tar -xzvf rsync-3.0.7pre1.tar.gz
tar: Unrecognized archive format: Inappropriate file type or format
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.

On Dec 21, 2009, at 10:10 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:
Rsync version 3.0.7pre1 is now available for release testing.  This is
a bug-fix release.

Please test this new release and send email to the rsync mailing list
with any questions, comments, or bug reports.

To see a full summary of the changes since 3.0.6, visit this link:

You can download the source tar file and its signature from here:

The patches directory is now in a separate tar file (for those that want
one or more of the patches):

See the rsync website for other download methods, including diffs, etc.:

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