Updated: rsync 2.6.9-1

Lapo Luchini lapo@lapo.it
Wed Aug 29 12:04:00 GMT 2007


Version 2.6.9-1 of rsync has been uploaded.

rsync is a file transfer program. rsync uses the 'rsync algorithm' which
provides a very fast method for bringing remote files into sync. It does
this by sending just the differences in the files across the link,
without requiring that both sets of files are present at one of the ends
of the link beforehand.

Please notice that unpatched 2.6.9 rsync has a security bug that might
(or might not) affect it, depending on your use case.
http://secunia.com/advisories/26493/
A new rsync-2.6.9-2 package containing a patch to this problem will be
available on the mirrors very shortly.

If you're not sure what version do you have you can
use the following command to both check version number
and integrity of the install:
% cygcheck -c rsync


If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: cygwin@cygwin.com .

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