Backing up resource forks

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Mar 11 08:06:02 MST 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:50 PM, Y z <yankel at> wrote:

> A little research showed me that rsync (2.6.9) for Mac supports the -E
> option, which is supposed to back up the resource forks, too.

That is an option that apple added, but it is not implemented very well and
is not compatible with non-apple rsyncs.  You should compile a standard
rsync version on your mac.  Some of the various code repos for macs have
good auto-build rules for this.

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