[arch-general] Cannot set xattr

Priit Kivisoo priit.kivisoo at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 14:52:10 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Priit Kivisoo schrieb:
>  I just got a little worried though. Is there any reason for user_xattr not
>>> being enabled by default?
>> I think it's because Arch doesn't use SELinux by default, as it's mostly
>> for
>> ACLs.
> Neither selinux nor ACL have anything to do with this options. Read man 5
> attr.
"They are often used to provide additional functionality to a filesystem -
for example, additional security features such as Access Control Lists
(ACLs) may be implemented using extended attributes."
That's what I read. I may be wrong, of course.


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