MVXATTR(1) User Commands MVXATTR(1)

mvxattr - Recursively rename extended attributes

mvxattr {-s STRING, --from=STRING} {-d STRING, --to=STRING} [-l, --follow-symlinks] [-p, --print] [-v, --verbose] [-f, --force] {PATH [PATH ...]}

This tool is part of the samba(1) suite.

mvxattr is a simple utility to recursively rename extended attributes.

By default all symlinks are ignored, use -l to follow them.

-s STRING, --from=STRING

Source xattr name


Destination xattr name

-l, --follow-symlinks

Follow symlinks, the default is to ignore them.

-p, --print

Print files where the xattr got renamed.

-v, --verbose

Print files as they are checked.

-f, --force

Force overwriting of destination xattr.

This man page is part of version 4.20.0 of the Samba suite.

The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.

The mvxattr manpage was written by Ralph Boehme.

04/01/2024 Samba 4.20.0