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NAME

       setfattr - set extended attributes of filesystem objects

SYNOPSIS

       setfattr [-h] -n name [-v value] pathname...
       setfattr [-h] -x name pathname...
       setfattr [-h] --restore=file

DESCRIPTION

       The  setfattr command associates a new value with an extended attribute
       name for each specified file.

   OPTIONS
       -n name, --name=name
           Specifies the name of the extended attribute to set.

       -v value, --value=value
           Specifies the new value for the extended attribute.

       -x name, --remove=name
           Remove the named extended attribute entirely.

       -h, --no-dereference
           Do not follow symlinks.  If pathname is a symbolic link, it is  not
           followed, but is instead itself the inode being modified.

       --restore=file
           Restores  extended  attributes  from file.  The file must be in the
           format generated by the getfattr command with  the  --dump  option.
           If  a  dash  (-)  is  given  as  the file name, setfattr reads from
           standard input.

       --version
           Print the version of setfattr 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 these addresses.

SEE ALSO

       getfattr(1), and attr(5).