MacOS and Extended Attributes

Mike Bombich mike at
Tue Dec 28 18:17:50 MST 2010

Hi Dave:

	I put together some instructions for compiling rsync with a few Mac OS X-specific patches here:

Hopefully that gets you going.

On Dec 28, 2010, at 1:49 PM, David Emery wrote:

> I'm just starting with rsync().  I grabbed the 3.0.7 source and built it on Mac OS X.6.5 (./configure and ./make reported no problems.)  When I try running with -X or -A, I get the following error messages:
> 	rsync: unpack_smb_acl: sys_acl_get_info(): Unknown error: 0 (0) 
> 	rsync: unpack_smb_acl: sys_acl_get_info(): Unknown error: 0 (0) 
> A quick look at the buglist didn't reveal anything to me, so I don't know if this is a known problem.  (If so I apologize, and ask if there's a workaround.)
> Not using -X or -A does work as expected.
> 		dave
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