[PATCH v2 1/2] xattrs: Skip security.evm extended attribute

Stefan Berger stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Jan 23 14:06:59 UTC 2017

On 01/22/2017 09:15 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 2:31 PM, Stefan Berger 
> <stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com <mailto:stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com>> wrote:
>     GNU tar for example requires to use --xattrs-include=pattern to
>     indicate which extended attributes to put into the archive. It
>     also support --xattrs-exclude=pattern. Maybe something along those
>     lines could work?
> The latest git version now has a modifier to the filter options that 
> lets you specify include/exclude rules that only apply to xattr names. 
> These can be used to control what names get read from of the source 
> files (sender-side rules) and what names get deleted from the 
> destination files (receiver side rules). I've just done some simple 
> testing, and it seems to work fine.

:-) Thanks. I'll try it when I get a chance.


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