[Dev] Smack aware softwares

Leibowitz, Michael michael.leibowitz at intel.com
Thu Dec 12 17:03:36 GMT 2013


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 8:59 AM, José Bollo <jose.bollo at eurogiciel.fr> wrote:
> On gio, 2013-12-12 at 16:29 +0000, Schaufler, Casey wrote:
> (snip)
>
>> Extended attribute support for tar has been an issue since (I am not kidding) 1987.
>> There are lots of ways to accomplish adding xattrs to the tar format, but none
>> has been deemed acceptable by the community.
>
> Very interesting. Maybe an other archiver should be used when extended
> attributes have to be kept. Do you have and idea?

dar (dar.linux.free.fr) supports xattr.

Cheers

-- 
Michael Leibowitz


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