cvs commit: src/include/protocols dumprestore.h src/sbin/restore dirs.c extern.h restore.h tape.c src/sbin/dump dump.h traverse.c

Eric Anderson anderson at
Mon Feb 26 13:43:16 UTC 2007

On 02/26/07 02:15, Kirk McKusick wrote:
> mckusick    2007-02-26 08:15:56 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     include/protocols    dumprestore.h 
>     sbin/restore         restore.h extern.h dirs.c tape.c 
>     sbin/dump            dump.h traverse.c 
>   Log:
>   Update the dump program to save extended attributes. Update
>   the restore program to restore all dumped extended attributes.
>   If the restore is running as root, it will always be able
>   to restore all extended attributes. If it is not running
>   as root, it makes a best effort to set them. Using the -v
>   command line flag or the `verbose' command in interactive
>   mode will display all the extended attributes being set on
>   files (and at the end on directories) that are being restored.
>   It will note any extended attributes that could not be set.
>   The extended attributes are placed on the dump image immediately
>   following each file's data. Older versions of restore can work
>   with the newer dump images. Old versions of restore will
>   correctly restore the file data and then (silently) skip
>   over the extended attribute data and proceed to the next file.
>   This resolves PR 93085 which will be closed once the code
>   has been MFC'ed.

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