Bug 254823 - Support for setting the birth value to any value in an existing file or directory
Summary: Support for setting the birth value to any value in an existing file or direc...
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: CURRENT
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-bugs (Nobody)
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Blocks: 254354
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Reported: 2021-04-06 17:30 UTC by akww244
Modified: 2021-04-09 02:20 UTC (History)
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Description akww244 2021-04-06 17:30:49 UTC
The developer of rsync generally said --crtimes do not support because BSD cannot set the birth value into any value of an existing file.

More information here:
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=254354
https://github.com/WayneD/rsync/issues/166#issuecomment-812968810