[linux-elitists] rsync hacks (fwd from kragen@pobox.com)

D. Joe Anderson deejoe@raccoon.com
Thu Jul 15 12:14:36 PDT 2004


On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 09:54:29AM +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> 
> Figured this could be useful for somebody here.
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Kragen Sitaker <kragen@pobox.com> -----

> Screwing up Macs
> ================

> Unfortunately, rsync doesn't copy resource forks or some MacOS file
> attributes.  So all the applications, plus all the Quicken data, were
> completely hosed.  If we'd had another Mac to do a test restore onto
> before doing the fresh install, maybe we would have been OK.
> 
> Apparently there's a program called "psync" that avoids this kind of
> problem.

also

http://www.macosxlabs.org/rsyncx/rsyncx.html

has the --eahfs option for extended HFS+ attributes



-- 
Joe




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