Have you been warned not to use extended attributes because they aren’t supported beyond macOS? But they are: here are details of file systems and Cloud services.
Want to make local Spotlight searches more effective? Add keywords to their metadata, such as Finder Comments. But there are some snags.
Hectic with SIP problems in High Sierra, the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, then iCloud Drive’s strange stripping of extended attributes.
Browse, cut/copy/paste, edit content, export as text, and more for any xattr attached to a folder or file in HFS+ and APFS, Sierra and High Sierra.
How to attach a metadata flag to a file or folder, to bring it under the protection of SIP.
Tweaked to see and open any file or folder, even inside bundles, and to fix a display glitch with binary property lists.
When you can’t remove an app which you installed just a few minutes ago, you know there’s something wrong. Here’s the solution, and why this is bad security.
Now supports cut, copy and paste of any xattr between files or folders. Also adds quarantine flags, and reveals full content of most xattrs.
Found in some supplementary log files in Sierra only, and contain a UUID which may refer to main log files.
Found in supplementary log files in Sierra and High Sierra only. May contain a UUID reference to main log files.