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pyxattr is a Python extension module wrapper for libattr, which can be used to query, list, add, and remove extended attributes from files and directories.

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  •  23 May 2014 23:02

    Release Notes: This release features a speedup for handling files without xattrs, more forgiving file name encoding under Python 3, and improvements to the test suite.

    •  15 May 2012 23:52

      Release Notes: A number of significant bugs (refcount leaks and potential NULL-pointer dereferences) have been fixed. Furthermore, compatibility with Python 3 has been improved. This, however, required changing the meaning of the "namespace" argument to the functions: if passed, None is no longer a valid value; pass an empty string if (due to the structure of your program) you have to pass this argument but want to specify no namespace.

      •  27 Dec 2009 18:41

        Release Notes: This release adds support for Python 3.x and improved support for Unicode filenames.

        •  01 Jul 2008 12:56

          Release Notes: A new set of functions with a different, namespace-aware API has been added. The license has been changed to LGPL 2.1.

          •  29 Jan 2008 08:56

            Release Notes: Some bugs related to symlink handling were fixed.


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