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Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:13:56 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: attr and acl

2014-06-29 9:47 GMT+02:00 Solar Designer <>:
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 03:57:53PM +0400, (GalaxyMaster) wrote:
>> I have two packages I'd love to introduce to Owl: attr and acl (to
>> support extended attributes and filesystem ACLs).  My updated coreutils
>> package also supports these.  It would be _very_ convenient to have
>> these two included into Owl.  Their size is minimal each < 100KB .
> I don't mind, but I'd like to know how this corresponds to other
> distros.  Does RHEL have these packages?

Both acl and attr are installed in the base RHEL installation.

> Why are they in your "updated coreutils" rather than separate?  How do
> other distros handle this - add them to coreutils or package separately?

to coreutils (gentoo uses options with USE flags.). Acl requires
support in cp, mv, sed etc.


> It's these two packages, right? -
> Alexander

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