3.0.2 get_xattr_names on sockets?

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Apr 10 14:48:28 GMT 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 04:19:42PM +0100, Paul Reilly wrote:
> I've compiled a fresh copy of rsync 3.0.2 (version info below) on
> MacOSX Leopard Server 10.5.1  and am doing an rsync of the whole
> system like this: [...] It works OK, but returns with a failure error
> code, and the following errors relating to files with sockets.

If you apply the patches/fileflags.diff, it adds some tests that skips
trying to get xattrs on devices and special files.  I also recommend the
patches/crtimes.diff for OS X.


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