[Gluster-devel] Python module for xattr

Peter Portante pportant at redhat.com
Mon Dec 31 13:14:51 UTC 2012

Hello Fred,

I believe that RHS 2.0 and Fedora's pyxattr package is based on Iustin Pop's version, found on github at: https://github.com/iustin/pyxattr.

In Fedora 16, it is 0.5.1-2.fc16, and it can be installed via:

  $ yum install pyxattr

Happy New Year to you,


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Fred van Zwieten" <fvzwieten at vxcompany.com>
> To: gluster-devel at nongnu.org
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2012 7:15:40 AM
> Subject: [Gluster-devel] Python module for xattr
> Hi there,
> I want to use python to query the (gluster) extended attributes of
> files.
> I found pyxattr. I also found this , but that seems a work in
> progress and for a way to new version of python. Is pyxattr the
> module of choice or are there any other options? What is gluster
> itself using? (I found a python module called libcxattr that seem to
> be a wrapper around the c library using ctypes).
> I only need to read the user.* and trusted.* namespaces.
> Cheers,
> Fred
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