[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/6 v2] fs/tar: add support for xattrs (thus capabilties)
peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Nov 21 06:15:32 UTC 2018
>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:
> By default, tar will not include any extended attribute (xattr) when
> creating archives, and thus will not store capabilties either (as they
> are stored in the xattr 'security.capability').
> Using option --xattrs is enough to create a tarball with all the xattrs
> attached to a file. However, extracting all xattrs from a tarball
> requires that --xattrs-include='*' be used. This is not symetric (but on
> purpose, as per the documentation), and so is confusing to some.
> So, we use --xattrs-include='*' to create the archive, so as to be
> explicit that we want all xattrs to be stored.
> Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
> Cc: Ricardo Martincoski <ricardo.martincoski at gmail.com>
> Cc: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
> Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be>
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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