Packages with the xattr use flag

Global definition: Add support for extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata).

app-arch / libarchive : Multi-format archive and compression library

app-arch / tar : Use this to make tarballs :)

app-backup / burp : Network backup and restore client and server for Unix and Windows

app-backup / dar : A full featured backup tool, aimed for disks

app-backup / rdumpfs : a rsync-based dump file system backup tool

app-backup / snapper : Command-line program for btrfs and lvm snapshot management

  • Add support for getting and setting POSIX extended attributes, through sys-apps/attr.

app-backup / tarsnap : Online backups for the truly paranoid

app-emulation / qemu : QEMU + Kernel-based Virtual Machine userland tools

  • Add support for getting and setting POSIX extended attributes, through sys-apps/attr. Requisite for the virtfs backend.

app-forensics / aide : AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) is a file integrity checker

app-forensics / openscap : Framework which enables integration with Security Content Automation Protocol

dev-libs / glib : The GLib library of C routines

dev-libs / libisoburn : Creation/expansion of ISO-9660 filesystems on CD/DVD media supported by libburn

dev-libs / libisofs : Open-source library for reading, mastering and writing optical discs

dev-util / atomic-install : A library and tool to atomically install sets of files

gnome-extra / eiciel : ACL editor for GNOME, with Nautilus extension

mate-extra / caja-extensions : Several Caja extensions

net-misc / rsync : File transfer program to keep remote files into sync

net-misc / shigofumi : Command line client for ISDS

sys-apps / coreutils : Standard GNU utilities (chmod, cp, dd, ls, sort, tr, head, wc, who,...)

sys-apps / portage : Portage is the package management and distribution system for Gentoo

  • Preserve extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata) when installing files. Usually only required for hardened systems.

sys-apps / shadow : Utilities to deal with user accounts

sys-devel / patch : Utility to apply diffs to files

sys-fs / dd-rescue : Similar to dd but can copy from source with errors

sys-fs / mtd-utils : MTD userspace tools (NFTL, JFFS2, NAND, FTL, UBI)

sys-fs / ntfs3g : Open source read-write NTFS driver that runs under FUSE

sys-fs / squashfs-tools : tools to create and extract Squashfs filesystems

www-servers / lighttpd : Lightweight high-performance web server