2.6.9 , problem with acl patch

david macosxforme at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 00:55:14 GMT 2006

On Dec 6, 2006, at 7:49 PM, snowcrash wrote:

>> ACL support for OS X would be - well, - mighty fine, as ACLs for OS X
>> Server (10.4) are quite useful and many are using them.
>> Here's hoping for the best !
> one would think that Apple would be working on the issue, but i've
> found that the discussion about it, well, 'wanders' a bit.  and, as
> usual, apple remains forever tight-lipped about what's coming ...
> personally, i'd rather see an 'officially sanctioned' solution from
> the rsync team here anyway.
> given the work on extended attributes on osx in trunk, i'd guess it
> _will_ come, in time.

The Apple-supplied rsync in 10.4 does "work" but with numerous  
caveats, and it doesn't handle ACLs correctly either, at the moment.

And I definitely agree: something officially sanctioned, as part of  
the official release of rsync would be far preferable to me. If Apple  
would help in that matter, then great. But I certainly don't know if  
that is or might (be) happening.

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