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Re: cp/mv and extended attributes preservation

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 10:14:42PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Any objection to modify cp(1) and mv(1) to preserve extended attributes?
> Please do that only if -p is active (for cp(1)).

While it seems desirable performance-wse, it introduce an odd difference
between cp and mv. And other OSes do preserve EA by default, so I
think it breaks the rule of least astonishment.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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