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beware of resource forks
Authored by: danielj7 on Sep 30, '05 03:07:26PM

No, Apple has modified Tiger's command line programs--like zip, tar, cp, and rsync--to handle resource forks and other filesystem metadata. Any version you compile yourself or install with Fink or Darwinports won't have this support. You'd have to modify the source yourself to use Tiger's new *xattr family of functions.



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beware of resource forks
Authored by: sjk on Sep 30, '05 03:45:04PM

The zip command on 10.4 doesn't preserve resources forks and extended attributes. "Create Archive of ..." in Finder does because BOMArchiveHelper uses the ditto command to create zip archives. That's my understanding anyway, which I can't double-check right now.



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