various xattr problems. Was: Re: internal abbrev error! ?

Anthony Morton amorton at
Tue Feb 5 12:23:38 GMT 2008

> That's the missing info I needed to fix the problem.  There was a  
> call in the sender that was being run when it shouldn't have in dry- 
> run mode.  The latest dev version (git, nightly, etc.) has this fixed.

And it looks like all the problems I was having are now resolved.   
Many thanks to all!

(I am now using the latest flags.diff, crtimes.diff and backup-dir- 
dels.diff from /ftp/rsync/patches - however I find I still need to  
change some instances of '--flags' to '--fileflags' in the former!)

Tony M.

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