ACL's on Mac OS X

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Oct 4 23:10:17 GMT 2007

On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 02:08:42PM -0700, Noam Birnbaum wrote:
> Running Mac OS X 10.4.10.  In my testing I have not found a way to rsync 
> ACLs from source to destination.  Is there a solution out there?

Try the latest CVS source -- it now supports OS X ACLs.  If you want to
backup to a non-OS X system, see the --fake-super option (which would
need to affect the non-OS X side) as this allows the ACL data to be
stashed in an rsync-specific extended attribute.


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