[gpfsug-discuss] rsync NFS4 ACLs

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Fri Jul 17 18:34:36 BST 2020

Hi Jan-Frode,

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From:	Jan-Frode Myklebust <janfrode at tanso.net>
To:	gpfsug main discussion list <gpfsug-discuss at spectrumscale.org>
Date:	15-07-2020 08.44 PM
Subject:	[EXTERNAL] [gpfsug-discuss] rsync NFS4 ACLs
Sent by:	gpfsug-discuss-bounces at spectrumscale.org

It looks like the old NFS4 ACL patch for rsync is no longer needed.
Starting with rsync-3.2.0 (and backported to rsync-3.1.2-9 in RHEL7), it
will now copy NFS4 ACLs if we tell it to ignore the posix ACLs:

     rsync -X --filter '-x system.posix_acl' file-with-acl copy-with-acl
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