Where to download the rsync binaries for Windows but NOT the cwrsync version?

Fabian Cenedese Cenedese at indel.ch
Thu May 20 08:38:45 MDT 2010

At 07:07 20.05.2010 -0700, juligo wrote:

>BenXS wrote:
>> When I go to page 
>> http://rsync.samba.org/download.html
>> then there is no download of the windows binaries except the cwRsync
>> version.
>> However there must be such a pure-rsync binary version for Windows because
>> I have already an old, outdated rsync.exe v3.0.4
>> So is there elsewhere a download site for the newest rsync for windows?
>quickly I only found a german version. 
>Have a look at: http://it-em.net/cms/front_content.php?idart=43
>Somewhere you can click on "Download von rsync.zip" and you will get
>I' m not sure if there is a 3.0.7 version for windows?

This version is also built with cygwin, that's why the example uses /cygdrive/...
There is no pure Windows binary of rsync as it relies on Posix functionality.
However there's no problem using the cygwin version, be it "standalone" in
cwrsync or with the full cygwin installation.

bye  Fabi

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