rsync 2.5.5 w/ HFS+ support for OS X

Joseph Annino jannino at
Mon May 13 14:58:01 EST 2002

This is great!  Is it possible for this to work in such a way that HSF+
information can be preserved when syncing to a non HFS+ system if a special
command line flag is given?  Something like what hfspax allows.  That way
incremental backups of HFS+ volumes can be easily made to other unix servers
and moved to tape, which is something I do via hfspax currently.

On 5/13/02 3:33 AM, "Kevin Alexander Boyd" <kboyd at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to either supply binaries or add source to the rsync tree.  The
> source is located here:
> It cleanly compiles for all supported platforms, and adds HFS+ filesystem
> support for OSX.  All HFS+ specific code is noted, and 'ifdef'ed where
> needed.
> I will set up a CVS tree here at umich for rsync eventually, should the
> need arise.  If this tarball is not sufficient, please let me know.
> Thanks for maintaining this code, our university has found it to be
> invaluable.
> Kevin Boyd
> OS X Deployment Coordinator
> Sys Adm UMIT Contract Services

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