how to backup/restore of windows file attributes
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Tue Dec 30 21:57:10 GMT 2008
On Tue, 2008-12-30 at 22:40 +0100, Matthias Meyer wrote:
> I use rsync for backing up windows.
> After a restore of Desktop.ini I recognize that the hidden attribut and the
> system attribut will not been restored.
> I know, this are no unix attributes. But is there a way to backup and
> restore the windows attributes too?
I know of no way to copy the Windows system and hidden attributes using
rsync. (If Cygwin would expose the attributes via st_flags and chflags,
then they would be handled by the rsync fileflags patch.) I bet
RoboCopy can do it.
More information about the rsync