DO NOT REPLY [Bug 7095] -X without --fake-super should copy rsync internal xattrs

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Sun Feb 7 17:03:46 MST 2010

matt at changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |
            Summary|Need to document -XX for    |-X without --fake-super
                   |copying rsync internal      |should copy rsync internal
                   |attributes                  |xattrs

------- Comment #2 from matt at  2010-02-07 18:03 CST -------
(In reply to comment #1)
> You cite a fake-super attribute, which rsync does not consider to be a real
> xattr (since it was not present in the original copy).

I don't accept this reasoning.  When --fake-super is off, I do not expect rsync
to display any awareness of the special xattr names used by its fake-super
mode.  Is there any case in which it is useful for rsync to drop those xattrs?

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