[arch-general] Cannot set xattr

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Nov 8 15:12:35 EST 2009

Priit Kivisoo schrieb:
>> 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.

There are 4 different types of extended attributes, that is also details 
in man 5 attr.

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