rsync and BSD file flags

Matt McCutchen hashproduct at
Sun Apr 2 01:00:58 GMT 2006

On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 19:22 -0500, Surer Dink wrote:
> Is it possible to have this patch committed to the official release?

I daresay ACLs are at least as commonly used as BSD flags, so if
official rsync adopts flags, could it adopt ACLs (or at least default
ACL observance, without which rsync's behavior is inconsistent with that
of every other utility)?  First, it would be prudent to check that an
rsync patched but not configured for ACLs is built from the same
preprocessed code as one not patched for ACLs.

Matt McCutchen
hashproduct at

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