installing rsync-3-0-5 on a Mac
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Mon Feb 23 19:56:52 GMT 2009
On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 20:21 +0100, Kurt wrote:
> is "rsync --version" reporting the wrong version number, or am I to
> stupid to properly install rsync-3-0-5 on a Mac?
> Here is what I did:
> download and extract rsync-3-0-5 (btw: why is there an extra patches
> in Terminal I ran: ./configure, make, sudo make install
> There was no error message, and the old /usr/local/bin/rsync was
> When I now issue "rsync --version" I get:
> rsync version 2.6.9 protocol version 29
> Copyright (C) 1996-2006 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others.
> Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks,
> inplace, IPv6, 32-bit system inums, 64-bit internal inums
> which is not what I expected.
Make sure your $PATH is set so that the rsync you installed will be
found first. When you have this right, "which rsync" should
print /usr/local/bin/rsync .
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