xattr: Haskell extended file attributes interface

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Relatively low-level interface to work with extended attributes on Unix systems. This is a fairly straightforward port of the API exposed by SGI's libattr.


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Versions 0.5, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2
Dependencies base (>=4.0 && <5), bytestring, unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2009 by Evan Klitzke, (c) 2012 by Deian Stefan
Author Evan Klitzke, Deian Stefan
Maintainer Deian Stefan <deian@cs.stanford.edu>
Category System
Source repo head: git clone git://github.com/deian/libattr-hs.git
Uploaded by DeianStefan at Tue Feb 14 21:05:06 UTC 2012
Distributions NixOS:0.6.2
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This implements bindings to SGI's libattr, which provides access to extended attributes on Unix systems for filesystems that support them. In particular, this provides access to extended attributes on ext3/4 and xfs on Linux (as well as other filesystems that support this interface). For more information about extended attributes, see the man page for attr(5).

To build this code, you'll need to have the libattr development headers installed. On Fedora/RHEL the package name is libattr-devel. On Debian/Ubuntu the package name is attr-dev. On Arch the package is attr.

You can find the latest stable version of this code on HackageDB. The bleeding-edge version of the code is hosted on git://github.com/deian/libattr-hs.git.