Bug 5974 - configure --help does not document xattr support properly
configure --help does not document xattr support properly
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core
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: P3 normal
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Assigned To: Wayne Davison
Rsync QA Contact
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Reported: 2008-12-15 20:39 UTC by Steven H. Levine
Modified: 2008-12-23 11:39 UTC (History)
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Description Steven H. Levine 2008-12-15 20:39:56 UTC
configure --help documents --disable-xattr-support, but the code supports only -enable-xattr-support
Comment 1 Wayne Davison 2008-12-22 22:42:56 UTC
configure defaults to auto-enabled xattr support, and --disable-xattr-support turns it off (note that SUPPORT_XATTRS gets disabled).  If you're having a problem, please let us know what that is.
Comment 2 Steven H. Levine 2008-12-23 11:39:00 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)

Oops.  I misread the code to say that support defaulted to off.  Sorry to waste your time.