rsync-ing on MacOS X.

Andreas Åkre Solberg andreas at
Tue Feb 1 05:54:58 GMT 2005

On Jan 29, 2005, at 09:52, Andrea Riciputi wrote:

> I'm setting up a backup script for my Mac, and I'm wondering about the 
> rsync ability of dealing with HFS+ filesystem (resource-fork and 
> such...). I've searched the mailing list archive for this topic and 
> I've found some thread regarding it, but it's not clear to me what is 
> the actual situation. Is the HFS+ officially supported? Will it be in 
> the near future?

There exists an rsync version which support HFS+ resource forks, RsyncX 
1). If you are using rsync for backup on OS X, I reccommend to check 
out rsyncbackup 2).

[1] RsyncX,
[2] rsyncbackup,

Andreas Åkre Solberg
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