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[bug #64088] find should support file attribute flags (immutable, append
[bug #64088] find should support file attribute flags (immutable, append-only, fscrypt, etc.)
Sat, 22 Apr 2023 20:08:09 -0400 (EDT)
Follow-up Comment #1, bug #64088 (project findutils):
Another method (Linux only) is to use the functions in libe2p which is part of
the libext2fs-dev package on Debian.
I've written a find-alternative called "rawhide" that can search for these
attributes (and project and version numbers) using fgetflags(), fgetproject()
and fgetversion() from that library.
I was going to suggest copying the code from rawhide but with libe2p, it's
just a single function call for each. But you might want to copy the
underlying code from libe2p itself if you want to avoid the dependency.
As for the %e, that's a great choice. That's what rawhide uses for the same
purpose. I'd hate to see the %-notation for find and rawhide get out of sync.
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