Funky. Nice catch.
As a data point, neither of the systems I've been testing on or across
have either ACL or ExtendedAttributes enabled. I've attached the full
list of abilities at the bottom for reference.
Quoth Andrew Ferguson on Jan 19 at 5:02 pm:
> Here's an update on your KeyError exception.
> On my machine that passes your test, I noticed that it has ACL and
> ExtendedAttributes support ON for the source and OFF for the DEST,
> whereas my machine that doesn't pass it does not. On a hunch, I tried
> disabling those and it failed your test!
> Strangely, I have to disable both ACL and EA support on the source for
> it to fail. Just one does not do it.
All of the file systems involved have the same configurations as
follows, except for "ownership changing", which is on when I do my
Detected abilities for destination (read/write) file system:
Ownership changing Off
Hard linking On
fsync() directories On
Directory inc permissions On
High-bit permissions On
Symlink permissions Off
Extended filenames On
Windows reserved filenames Off
Access control lists Off
Extended attributes Off
Case sensitivity On
Escape DOS devices Off
Mac OS X style resource forks Off
Mac OS X Finder information Off
Austin Clements MIT/'06/CSAIL
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