Operation not supported (95)

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Wed Oct 28 16:42:38 MDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-10-28 at 18:55 +0000, Kay wrote:
> I'm running into a problem that I'm sure which part of the process 
> fails.   I use wget (OSX Leopard, wget 3.0.6 compiled from source) to 
> backup my ~/Pictures directory to a linux server, also with wget 3.0.6 
> (Debian).  In persuit of being sure I get everything from HFS filesystem 
> (resource fork/metadata), I'm getting the following error:
> rsync: rsync_xal_set: 
> lsetxattr("Pictures/...[snip].../IMG_7766/IMG_7766.dng","user.com.apple.FinderInfo") 
> failed: Operation not supported (95)
> I have search through the archives and only found this error in what 
> seemed to be an error relating to selinux (which I'm not using).  The 
> target filesystem is ext3 with acl enabled.

Does the target filesystem have user extended attributes enabled with
the "user_xattr" mount option?  If not, rsync would get "Operation not
supported" when it tries to set them.


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