supporting HFS+ attributes and forks on a Linux rsync server?

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Jun 23 23:46:27 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-23 at 11:49 -0500, Mike Bombich wrote:
> Will --fake-super handle [Mac-specific metadata]?

The only thing it might handle is a Mac ACL that can't be set on Linux.
--fake-super doesn't have special handling for creation times or file
flags (in the respective patches) or any other Mac-specific metadata.


On Jun 22, 2008, at 8:15 PM, David Feldman wrote: 
> Any Mac folks out there able to comment? When I back up from a Mac to
> a Linux machine with the -X flag, what Mac-specific file info is
> retained or lost? Also, will I fare better using 2.6.3 and the -E flag
> or 3.0.2 and the -X flag in that scenario?

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