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Re: [bug-patch] Re: [bug-diffutils] Does patch ignore Linux ACLs?

From: Andreas Gruenbacher
Subject: Re: [bug-patch] Re: [bug-diffutils] Does patch ignore Linux ACLs?
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 03:04:12 +0200
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On Wednesday 20 October 2010 22:41:20 Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> ACLs and other extended attributes of the original file should be preserved.
> There is a FIXME comment in src/util.c:set_file_attributes() about this, but
> I didn't get to it, yet.

This should now also work at least on Linux; see the the latest alpha version
(patch-  Right now, patch will fail if it can't
preserve all extended attributes; I'm not sure if this is the expected
behavior in all cases.

User / distro feedback would be very welcome!


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