what kind attrs are going to be transfered by rsync?

Tony Abernethy tony at servacorp.com
Thu Jun 4 08:10:18 GMT 2009

Each different OS has a different idea of what attributes exist for whatever
they call files.
The exact combination of attributes will not map exactly from any OS to any
other OS, 
although it is possible to preserve some crude distinctions in many (most?)
You look at the error messages to see what did not go through.
You read the man pages to get some idea of what to tell it to attempt.
Critical information is what attributes exist in what files system on which
That information is really outside the scope of documentation about rsync.
You might have some luck with some kind of universal file system, but I'd
bet on snake oil.

If you can limit yourself to what is in common, you can make it look like it

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It seems there is a discussion long time ago. But little info.

I noticed that it's status is assigned, Has it been improved?

On Thu, 2009-06-04 at 14:44 +0800, Daniel.Li wrote:
> Dear list,
> I have met this error. I wanna know what attrs are transfer by rsync
> program? 
> sent 5045 bytes  received 262853 bytes  107159.20 bytes/sec
> total size is 130560  speedup is 0.49
> rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous errors)
> (code 23) at main.c(1535) [generator=3.0.5]
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
> -- 
> Daniel Li
Daniel Li

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