macintosh metadata madness

Victor Shoup shoup at
Mon Jun 4 21:02:54 GMT 2007

Like many other Mac OSX users, I have found it frustrating that rsync  
is not as usable
as one would like it to be on OSX.   I've posted some software on my  
that I find useful, and that others may find useful as well.  It  
provides tools that allow
one to access and manipulate OSX metadata, and in particular, to  
backup (and restore)
this metadata to a non-OSX, unix machine (using rsync, of course).

If you're interested, go to and follow the link to
"Macintosh Metadata Madness".

     Victor Shoup

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