A fascinating tool for exploring the log activity of the most active and important processes on your Mac, over the last 3 months – now with bar charts built in.
This analyses log use over the previous 3 months, and lets you view and export log load data for your chosen process.
Traditional logs are good for looking at single events. The unified log is a unique platform for looking at statistics and patterns, which can reveal new knowledge – if you have the tools.
Did you know your Mac may keep a history of its activities going back for over 3 months? Here’s how to access it, and some surprising results.
A function of process activity, frequency of writing to the log, and its verbosity, log load is available for the past 3 months or more.
Most of what we know about log files, their maintenance by logd, the role of diagnosticd, and the differences between Persist and Special log files.
A crass security bug, not changing version numbers, undocumented file formats, and stunted log access: components in the new RDF.
Even if you don’t connect it, a Mac’s Ethernet port is vital to authorise it to the App Store and more. Here’s how to cope if it goes missing.
Using Swift 4 for a classic scripting task: copying and restructuring files and folders, here to create a logarchive bundle.
The catalogue includes the dates and times each log file was created and completed, size, and the period of time covered by it.