Making rsync compile under Mac OS X 10.3.9 with extended attributes

Vitorio Machado v.machado at
Thu Feb 21 22:59:16 GMT 2008

Here is the v0.4!
0.4 - Rewrited getxattr, setxattr to don't use getattrlist/setattrlist
       Corrected a bug on path2fsref where non-ASCII characters bugged
       Rewrited listxattr to better handle fifos, block and character 
	  PS: This patch goes fine with rsync 3.0.0pre10

This version copies the test files of backup bouncer disk image except 
for some tricky files, like fifos.

There is an issue that I don't know if it's a known bug: If I run:
sudo ./rsync -aHXN --fileflags /Volumes/Src/ /Volumes/Dst/80-rsync-test/
It goes all fine, but
sudo ./rsync -aHXN --fileflags /Volumes/Src /Volumes/Dst/80-rsync-test/
does not. It's maybe normal because Src, as a mount point, is seen as 
an alias, so it refuse to go deeper, as we have NO_FOLLOW options all 
into the code.
It's not very clear to me, can somebody explain better this point 
saying if it's normal/a bug/a known issue?


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