Rsync and --protect-decmpfs

Rainer Müller raimue at
Fri Apr 13 11:29:55 UTC 2018

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On 2018-04-13 13:10, Christopher Stone wrote:
> On 04/13/2018, at 05:33, Rainer Müller <raimue at
> <mailto:raimue at>> wrote:
>> I think you are talking about the hfs-compression.diff patch. We used
>> to apply this patch, but the commit [1] that removed it said that it
>> was marked as broken with rsync 3.1.3.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Hey Rainer,
> Yes.  Apologies – I intended to mention the patch name and forgot.
>  Chalk that up to my inexperience with them.
>> If there is a newer compatible version of that patch around somewhere
>> we could use that.
> The attached hfs-compression.diff file is distributed with rsync 3.1.3.
>  It supposedly compiles and passes the test suite.

I do not know where the information that the hfs-compression.diff patch
is broken comes from. It is not mentioned in the pull request [1] either.

I added jabenninghoff to CC.



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