rsync 3.x ACL / XATTR support for Solaris 10 / ZFS

Carson Gaspar carson at
Wed Apr 4 00:15:37 GMT 2007

Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 05:58:38AM -0700, Carson Gaspar wrote:
>> Looking at the current code in CVS, it appears that rsync does not 
>> currently support ACLs or XATTRs for Solaris ZFS filesystems
> Does Solaris 10 not use posix ACLs and xattrs?  I've only tested rsync
> on solaris 8 and 9 (some time ago).

The semantics are POSIX compatible. The APIs are unique to Solaris, as 
far as I know.


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