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Re: [PATCH RESEND] xfsprogs: add supported file attributes to xfs.5 manp

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Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND] xfsprogs: add supported file attributes to xfs.5 manpage
From: Troy McCorkell <tdm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:54:51 -0500
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On 08/20/2014 01:00 PM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
The chattr(1) manpage now refers users to filesystem-specific
manpages for details on supported attributes, so add those to
xfs.5.

Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen<sandeen@xxxxxxxxxx>
---

I thought I had sent this already, but I guess not...

(and now resending to xfs@ not linux-xfs@ in hopes that this
one gets through...)
linux-xfs@ email address was converted to a spam trap several months back.
The only email traffic on it was from spammers.
-Troy

diff --git a/man/man5/xfs.5 b/man/man5/xfs.5
index 5e47c4c..3214455 100644
--- a/man/man5/xfs.5
+++ b/man/man5/xfs.5
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
  .TH xfs 5
  .SH NAME
-xfs \- layout and mount options for the XFS filesystem
+xfs \- layout, mount options, and supported file attributes for the XFS 
filesystem
  .SH DESCRIPTION
  An XFS filesystem can reside on a regular disk partition or on a
  logical volume.
@@ -302,7 +302,27 @@ namespace is on stable storage. This is useful in HA setups
  where failover must not result in clients seeing
  inconsistent namespace presentation during or after a
  failover event.
+.SH FILE ATTRIBUTES
+The XFS filesystem supports setting the following file
+attributes on Linux systems using the
+.BR chattr (1)
+utility:
+.sp
+.BR a " - append only"
+.sp
+.BR A " - no atime updates"
+.sp
+.BR d " - no dump"
+.sp
+.BR i " - immutable"
+.sp
+.BR S " - synchronous updates"
+.sp
+For descriptions of these attribute flags, please refer to the
+.BR chattr (1)
+man page.
  .SH SEE ALSO
+.BR chattr (1),
  .BR xfsctl (3),
  .BR mount (8),
  .BR mkfs.xfs (8),

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