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Re: [Findutils-patches] xattr and capability support

From: KillBoy PowerHed
Subject: Re: [Findutils-patches] xattr and capability support
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2014 00:07:11 +0000 (UTC)

>> I was recently reading up on 'capabilies' and noticed that find has
>> no support for locating files based on extended attributes or
>> capabilities, I thought this was a valid use case but maybe that's
>> just me?

>It makes sense to me.  But I don't see a patch to the manual page, so
>there's no telling what functionality you intended to implement.  And
>it's important to have a good discussion of the design of the -xattr.


Thanks Dale, yes I'm just realising how amateur my patch was .. I'm now
reworking it properly against git and following the guidelines...

The intention for '-xattr' was to keep it generic, it cropped up as a by-product
from working on the '-cap' functionality. Were there any particular design
points you had in mind?

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