[Dev] ToyBox task

José Bollo jose.bollo at open.eurogiciel.org
Tue Oct 28 13:35:28 GMT 2014

On mar, 2014-10-28 at 14:34 +0100, Xavier Roche wrote:
> - Currently on  toybox, the cp command does not provide a --preserve
> option that takes into account the security context and/or extented
> attributes (just like coreutils does).
> This has to be added in toybox the same way you have done with the
> other command, and I will create a task for this today.
> - But, a specific cp -Z option is provided on coreutils upstream
> branch which is not on the tizen branch.

I wasn't aware of that option -Z on cp command. Is it the behaviour of
copying security attributes? If yes, it could be good to add it in

>     -> My proposal would be to add this missing option to the toybox
> cp command, so that we could preserve or force a security context
> while copying files.
> I will then see to what extent our patches could be pushed upstream
> once all done, so you don't have to take care of this.

Good ideas.

Best regards

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