Musings on ZFS Backup strategies

David Magda dmagda at
Sat Mar 2 01:04:20 UTC 2013

On Mar 1, 2013, at 15:39, Daniel Eischen wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Mar 2013, kpneal at wrote:
>> What about extended attributes? ACLs? Are those saved by tar?
> I think tar (as root or -p) will attempt to preserve those.

Specifically bsdtar (with libarchive) and star:

GNUtar is a bit tricky: older versions don't handle ACLs at all so you have to check version numbers on your creation and extraction hosts.

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