DO NOT REPLY [Bug 7109] New: Need to define NO_SYMLINK_XATTR on Linux

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Sun Feb 7 18:00:43 MST 2010

           Summary: Need to define NO_SYMLINK_XATTR on Linux
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: matt at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

NO_SYMLINK_XATTRS needs to be defined on Linux.  See:

It would be nice to have a portable configure test rather than hard-coding the
value for each OS.  Unfortunately, the test may need to use the abstraction
layer in lib/sysxattrs.c, which would not be available at configure time
without special tricks.

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