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#Make sure you have installed the [[Precompiled C development environment, running on the LS]] first.  
 
#Make sure you have installed the [[Precompiled C development environment, running on the LS]] first.  
 
#Get the source, make and install.
 
#Get the source, make and install.
  wget http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.6.tar.gz
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  wget http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8.tar.gz  
  gunzip rsync-2.6.6.tar.gz  
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  gunzip rsync-2.6.8.tar.gz  
  tar -xf rsync-2.6.6.tar  
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  tar -xf rsync-2.6.8.tar  
  cd rsync-2.6.6
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  cd rsync-2.6.8
 
  ./configure  
 
  ./configure  
 
  make  
 
  make  
 
  su root  
 
  su root  
 
  make install
 
  make install
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==Raw Binaries==
 
==Raw Binaries==
 
===PowerPC===
 
===PowerPC===

Revision as of 00:17, 20 September 2006

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Contents

Background

rsync is a free software computer program for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate. An important feature of rsync not found in most similar programs/protocols is that the mirroring takes place with only one transmission in each direction.

Installation

Compile from source

On any distribution FreeLink or OpenLink

  1. Make sure you have installed the Precompiled C development environment, running on the LS first.
  2. Get the source, make and install.
wget http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8.tar.gz 
gunzip rsync-2.6.8.tar.gz 
tar -xf rsync-2.6.8.tar 
cd rsync-2.6.8
./configure 
make 
su root 
make install

Raw Binaries

PowerPC

From the Yahoo! Linkstation General Group: rsync binaries anyone / SSH without password as root INTO LinkStation

wget http://ls.jcedata.net/rsync
chmod a+x rsync
cp rsync /usr/bin

FreeLink

Use apt-get to install rsync

apt-get install rsync

OpenLink (Ipkg)

PowerPC

ipkg install rsync

MIPSel

Alexander Skwar has created a fairly extensive selection of Ipkg packages for the MIPSel (LS2) LinkStation, Install Ipkg and enable his feed:

ipkg install rsync

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