bug: xattr filter rule treated as file filter rule on the remote side

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Sun Apr 29 15:45:54 UTC 2018

On Sat 28 Apr 2018, Andras Nagy via rsync wrote:

> Summary: an xattr filter rule (e.g. --filter='-x! user.*’, which is suggested by the documentation) is treated as a file filter rule on the remote side.

I think that you're missing the point that filter rules affect the list
of files to be transferred. This implies that it always applies to the
*sending* side, as that is the side that builds the list to be sent.

It does not matter if the sending side is local or remote, so using that
in the description of the problem is wrong.


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