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Clarify --nobsdflags behavior #4489
Yes, the most relevant I could find is:
When I google "BSD flags" nothing relevant shows up. The term is not well defined.
Probably what is meant are the flags that are traditionally modified via the
Is it possible to include a list of the flags/attributes in the documentation?
The name comes from mapping the linux flags to their equivalent on bsdish systems.
Thanks for the pointers. As I understand it now, its not about BSD flags but actually all FS file level flags.
borgbackup does backup flags on a file. On a Linux system not all flags that Linux or the file system supports are supported by borgbackup, but only a subset, which is: NODUMP, APPEND, COMPRESS and IMMUTABLE
The complete set of flags available in Linux is documented here: http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man2/ioctl_iflags.2.html
In case the option
The naming BSD / --nobsdflags is misleading, since it is actually not (only) about flags defined in BSD.
Since I know finally what to look for I found the documentation on flags in the general section:
Depending on the outcome we could: