This page is for your support questions and comments on my free utilities Consolation, RouteMap, Whither, Woodpile, MakeLogarchive, […]
How does macOS learn of changes which have taken place in iCloud Drive, such as the uploading of files from another system? Here the process is taken apart, and points of failure highlighted.
When you upload a file to iCloud Drive, the steps involved are complex. They’re outlined and diagrammed here, with pointers to how to diagnose and resolve problems.
AutoPkg is a framework for macOS which allows system administrators and similar to deploy software to managed clients, […]
All these have now been updated and should pass Gatekeeper checks and run on both Sierra and High Sierra.
Tools to explore and use the DAS and CTS scheduling and dispatching systems in Sierra and High Sierra.
When scheduled backups become irregular or stop, this affects much more than just Time Machine. This is what happens, and why you must restart.
How scheduling concurrent and background tasks using XPC Activity works, and compares with alternatives such as NSBackgroundActivityScheduler.
Structuring, parsing, and styling text is not difficult when you use Swift 3 as your scripting language.
When part of the mechanism which schedules and dispatches Time Machine backups fails, those backups become irregular. Here it is shown in a clear diagram.