installing rsync-3-0-5 on a Mac
henri at stmargarets.school.nz
Tue Feb 24 20:10:22 GMT 2009
There are rsync patches available for Mac OS X which offer various
meta-data support. If you decide to use these patches, then rsync will
offer you some additional options.
Details on compiling rsync with these patches on Mac OS X is available
from the following URL :
Hope this helps.
> 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
> > folder?)
> > in Terminal I ran: ./configure, make, sudo make install
> > There was no error message, and the old /usr/local/bin/rsync was
> > replaced.
> > 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
> > <http://rsync.samba.org/>
> > Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks,
> > batchfiles,
> > inplace, IPv6, 32-bit system inums, 64-bit internal
> > 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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