Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174918
star vfs and xattr feature request
Last modified: 2013-07-02 19:11:46 EDT
Created attachment 121813 [details]
adds basic read-only star filesystem support
Here's a patch that attempts to add star filesystem support. Which is fairly
important IMHO now that Fedora is using selinux (or anything that uses extended
Star also seems very forgiving; allowing the same view/extract command to work
across native archives or those compressed with various programs.
However, I couldn't get #utar to work so had to write the little #ustar script;
which is dog slow. So I'm hearby requesting a new feature: can the #utar extfs
be made to extract from starchives that contain selinux security descriptors?
thanks for the patch. I sent it upstream to let it be discussed there directly: