[CalendarServer-users] off topic: tar --xattr
P.Zandbergen at macroscoop.nl
Fri May 29 06:20:20 PDT 2009
> If you run `tar --version` you'll probably find both machines are
> running GNU tar.
> I suspect that GNU tar supports extended attributes at source, but
> enabling it may be optional at compile time and that Ubuntu have
> chosen not to enable it when they built the package. Ubuntu may have a
> separate tar-xattr package that contains an enabled-binary, or you may
> be able to obtain one from a different source. Worst case is that
> you'll have to compile it yourself (download the gzipped tar from
> <http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/>, untar it, then uninstall Ubuntu's
> tar using synaptic or whatever).
> Suggest you search the notoriously helpful Ubuntu forums for "tar
> extended attributes xattr" and see what others suggest.
Found out that it is a Fedora/Red Hat extension, which is on the
wishlist for Debian:
I also requested the Fedora people to include DCS.
It appears they do want a calendar server in Fedora 12
Let's see who is first to have both DCS and tar --xattr :-)
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