xattr on freebsd (Re: [CalendarServer-users] freebsd?)
douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed Sep 13 14:49:45 PDT 2006
>> Looks like you are missing /include/sys/xattr.h. Try to see if xattr.h
>> is located somewhere else on your system. Failing that you may need to
>> install the xattr development package (or FreeBSD equivalent) to allow
>> compiling in xattr support.
> There is no xattr.h on the system (or in the source tree for that matter)
> and there are also no definitions of the missing symbols anywhere else in
> the /usr/include tree.
FreeBSD provides extended attributes through the <sys/extattr.h> API.
> Again, is there actually anyone out there who has this built on FreeBSD?
> It really looks like that is wishful thinking at the moment.
To build on FreeBSD, I guess the code would need to be modified to handle
both the <sys/extattr.h> and <sys/xattr.h> APIs.
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