Is there any reason why the MacOS X port doesn't provide a UserDefinedFileAttributeView?

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at
Mon Jul 10 20:24:24 UTC 2017

On Jul 3, 2017, at 1:05 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:

> On 03/07/2017 20:39, Simon Spero wrote:
>> It seems like it ought  be relatively simple to add, since the API is not
>> too far off of Linux (with NO_FOLLOW as an option to syscall rather than a
>> separate entry point).
> This has been discussed on nio-dev once or twice. It wasn't in the original port from Apple and just hasn't bubbled to the top of anyone's list.

There is an enhancement request on file for this:


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