xattr

Global USE flag

Add support for extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata)


Packages describing “xattr” as local USE flag

Package “xattr” Flag Description
app-backup/snapper Add support for getting and setting POSIX extended attributes, through sys-apps/attr.
app-emulation/qemu Add support for getting and setting POSIX extended attributes, through sys-apps/attr. Requisite for the virtfs backend.
sys-apps/portage Preserve extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata) when installing files. Usually only required for hardened systems.