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Re: cp/mv and extended attributes preservation

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:26:30PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Currently, our cp(1) will never preserve extended attributes, and mv(1)
> will only do so across the same filesystem (that is, when it can use
> rename(2)). While I found no specification that it should be done, it
> seems Linux and Darwin do that. 
> Any objection to modify cp(1) and mv(1) to preserve extended attributes?

Please do that only if -p is active (for cp(1)).


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