[linux-elitists] rsync hacks (fwd from email@example.com)
D. Joe Anderson
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> -----
> 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
has the --eahfs option for extended HFS+ attributes
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