delete of stat xattr failed

Daniel Maher dma+rsynclist at
Wed Jun 25 08:23:47 GMT 2008

Hello all,

For quite some time now i've been seeing this error during my nightly
backups (though i've simply ignored it until now :P ) :

rsync: delete of stat xattr failed for "<FILE>": Operation not
permitted (1)

Where <FILE> is, of course, any one of a number of items.

Both machines are running "rsync version 3.0.2  protocol version 30".

It's not a critical error, since the files are still transferred, but
the sheer volume of these messages makes spotting /actual/ errors

Any ideas ?

Daniel Maher <dma AT witbe DOT net>

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