OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) HFS+ File Compression

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Tue Oct 27 17:39:30 MDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 19:31 -0400, Tony wrote:
> Are there any patches (or planned updates) to rsync v3.0.6 to handle  
> the HFS+ File Compression that Apple introduced with Snow Leopard? 

What kind of special treatment from rsync were you expecting?  I read
http://arstechnica.com/apple/reviews/2009/08/mac-os-x-10-6.ars/3 , and
as far as I can tell, the compression is handled entirely by the
filesystem with no intervention from applications needed.


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