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This is the official Grsync Download page. Here you can get the sources of the current version and of the older ones.Or, you can click on a link to other sites which provide packages or binaries (if you are on linux, first check your distribution default software installer).
Sources can be compiled on linux just by './configure && make', in most cases. If it complains that unity is missing, try './configure --disable-unity'.
If you are a packager for some distributions or are the maintainer of a port, please contact me and I'll put your link in this page.
The main page for grsync is here.
download latest version 1.2.8
0.6.3 (last one NOT using gtkbuilder, some ports are still based on it)
Mac OS X
a port by Éric Béliveau
a port by Adam Moore
Maemo (nokia internet tablet)
install grsync on maemo 5 freemantle devices (nokia n900)
see maemo section for internet tablet 2006 or older
How To Use Rsync Mac
visit Seer of Souls
Rsync Mac Download
Subscribe to the File release feed (sources only).
Follow these instructions in Terminal on both the client and server to download and compile rsync 3.0.7:
Download and unarchive rsync and its patches
curl -O http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/src/rsync-3.0.7.tar.gz
tar -xzvf rsync-3.0.7.tar.gz
curl -O http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/src/rsync-patches-3.0.7.tar.gz
tar -xzvf rsync-patches-3.0.7.tar.gz
Apply patches relevant to preserving Mac OS X metadata
patch -p1 <patches/fileflags.diff
patch -p1 <patches/crtimes.diff
Configure, make, install
sudo make install
Verify your installation
[bombich:~] /usr/local/bin/rsync --version
rsync version 3.0.7 protocol version 30
Copyright (C) 1996-2009 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others.
Web site: http://rsync.samba.org/
64-bit files, 64-bit inums, 64-bit timestamps, 64-bit long ints,
socketpairs, hardlinks, symlinks, IPv6, batchfiles, inplace,
append, ACLs, xattrs, no iconv, symtimes, file-flags
rsync comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you
are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the GNU
General Public Licence for details.
By default, rsync will be installed in /usr/local/bin. If that isn't in your path, you will need to call your new version of rsync by its absolute path (/usr/local/bin/rsync).
Mac Rsync Gui
Note: rsync may be updated more frequently than this article. Check the rsync downloads page for the latest version of rsync and update the instructions above appropriately. [Last updated 7/1/10]