problem restoring via rsync when using stored ACLs (--fake-super)

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Nov 5 15:08:07 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 02:12:42PM +0100, Daniel Maher wrote:
> when i attempt to restore while preserving the ACL data, i get the
> following error:
> ERROR: out of memory in get_xattr_data [sender]

Turns out the get_xattr_acl() routine needed to zero out the *len_p
variable before calling get_xattr_data().  (My testing must have gotten
lucky with a small value in the uninitialized memory.)  The latest CVS
version has this fixed.


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