xattr preservation accross OSes

François Revol revol at free.fr
Tue Oct 18 16:01:20 PDT 2011

last month I presented a paper at the DC-2011 conference, describing the
problem of incompatibilities in xattr implementations across OS and FS
and their preservation when moving files across, and a possible solution.

The paper is available here as PDF:

The slides are here:
And a small screencast I did showing the issue:

I'd like to start a discussion about how we could work together with
other projects to achieve this, so please read and comment.


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