Is "rsync 3.0.9" supported on older linux system running with 2.6.10 linux kernel.

Kevin Korb kmk at
Tue Jan 29 14:34:28 MST 2013

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Rsync doesn't really care about the kernel.  What really matters is if
you can find a package for whatever version of whatever distro you are
on or can you compile it from source yourself.

On 01/29/13 16:24, Gauri Senad wrote:
> Hello,
> I am new to usage of this mailing list, I have was going through
> some of the archives to see if my question is addressed already but
> I could find it. I could see mostly people are discussing about
> issues with rsync. My query is not much related with issues with
> rsync but it is related to compatibility of latest version of rsync
> with older version of linux.
> I have two systems with linux kernel version one with 2.6.10 and
> one with 2.6.14. both of those system use rsync version "2.6.8". I
> am right now checking the feasibility of porting newer or latest
> version of rsync on the system with "linux2.6.10" and "linux
> 2.6.14".
> Is "rsync 3.0.9" supported on older version of linux?
> linux version details:- 2.6.14-pne #1 SMP Wed Sep 19 16:54:42 EDT
> 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux rsync version:- rsync  version 2.6.8
> protocol version 29 Copyright (C) 1996-2006 by Andrew Tridgell,
> Wayne Davison, and others. <> Capabilities:
> 64-bit files, no socketpairs, hard links, ACLs, no xattrs,
> symlinks, batchfiles, inplace, IPv6, 64-bit system inums, 64-bit 
> internal inums
> Thanks and regards, Gauri.

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