From: "Phil Schaffner", Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:20 AM > It "just works". I habitually use rsync for incremental updates across > directories or systems, but tar is often more robust for this type of > job, just because of things like needing to remember to use -H. Both > rsync and cpio will work if used properly, just like tar. Like I said, > largely a matter of preference. I read somewhere that tar doesn't save extended attributes. Is this still the case or did I read old news? Should we submit a bug report somewhere for rsync not correctly copying SELinux attributes? Or is it some mistake of mine that it didn't appear to work?