OS X: how to disable xattr hidden files with tar

On Tiger, to keep tar from including "xattr" hidden files, just define

export COPY_EXTENDED_ATTRIBUTES_DISABLE=true

but on Leopard, use

export COPYFILE_DISABLE=true

Jul 07, 2008

tarnoxattr (/osxtricks)
2008-07-07, 09:52 [edit]


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