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NAME

       getfattr - get extended attributes of filesystem objects

SYNOPSIS

       getfattr [-hRLP] -n name [-e en] pathname...
       getfattr [-hRLP] -d [-e en] [-m pattern] pathname...

DESCRIPTION

       For  each  file,  getfattr displays the file name, and the set of extended attribute names
       (and optionally values) which are associated with that file. Per default  only  attributes
       in the user namespace are displayed, see -m.

       The output format of getfattr -d is as follows:
               1:  # file: somedir/
               2:  user.name0="value0"
               3:  user.name1="value1"
               4:  user.name2="value2"
               5:  ...

       Line  1  identifies  the  file name for which the following lines are being reported.  The
       remaining lines (lines 2 to 4 above) show the name and value  pairs  associated  with  the
       specified file.

OPTIONS

       -n name, --name=name
           Dump the value of the named extended attribute.

       -d, --dump
           Dump the values of all matched extended attributes.

       -e en, --encoding=en
           Encode  values  after  retrieving  them.   Valid  values  of en are "text", "hex", and
           "base64".  Values encoded as text strings are enclosed in  double  quotes  ("),  while
           strings encoded as hexadecimal and base64 are prefixed with 0x and 0s, respectively.

       -h, --no-dereference
           Do  not  dereference  symlinks.  Instead  of the file a symlink refers to, the symlink
           itself is examined.  Unless doing a logical (-L) traversal, do not  traverse  symlinks
           to directories.

       -m pattern, --match=pattern
           Only  include  attributes  with  names  matching  the regular expression pattern.  The
           default value for pattern is "^user\\.", which includes all the attributes in the user
           namespace.  Specify  "-"  for  including  all attributes.  Refer to attr(5) for a more
           detailed discussion of namespaces.

       --absolute-names
           Do not strip leading slash characters  ('/').   The  default  behaviour  is  to  strip
           leading slash characters.

       --only-values
           Dump out the raw extended attribute value(s) without encoding them.

       -R, --recursive
           List the attributes of all files and directories recursively.

       -L, --logical
           Logical  walk,  follow  symbolic  links  to  directories.  The default behaviour is to
           follow symbolic link arguments unless --no-dereference is given, and to skip  symbolic
           links encountered in subdirectories.  Only effective in combination with -R.

       -P, --physical
           Physical  walk, do not follow symbolic links to directories.  This also skips symbolic
           link arguments.  Only effective in combination with -R.

       --version
           Print the version of getfattr and exit.

       --help
           Print help explaining the command line options.

       --  End of command line options.  All remaining parameters are interpreted as file  names,
           even if they start with a dash character.

AUTHOR

       Andreas Gruenbacher, <a.gruenbacher@bestbits.at> and the SGI XFS development team, <linux-
       xfs@oss.sgi.com>.

       Please send your bug reports or comments to <https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=attr>
       or <acl-devel@nongnu.org>.

SEE ALSO

       setfattr(1), attr(5)