They may not cause many problems, but xattrs are both very useful and extensively used by macOS and third-party products. It’s time to discover more, and document them.
For the moment, until Apple pushes a future update to bring it to version 1.28 at least, your […]
They’re almost invisible, but surprisingly widely used. xattrs come in very many different types, and contain valuable information. Here are results from analysing most of a Sierra startup volume.
Adds a lot more diagnostic information, including full listings of all Keychains folders, including that for iCloud Keychain.
Completely rewritten to use macOS support libraries, parse log extracts, work with both local and iCloud keychains, and give you controls.
These services don’t often appear in the limelight, but the recent vulnerability in High Sierra reminds us how important they still are.
You need to format a USB memory stick in standard ExFAT. Do you try Disk Utility in Sierra, or High Sierra, when both are likely to fail?
How to access hidden and protected folders and files in the Finder, including a natty shortcut for Sierra and later.
Why doesn’t High Sierra record the opening of keychains in the log, in the way that Sierra does? Has Apple abandoned the goals of its new unified log?
Preface a filter with the ® character, and Woodpile will use it in a regular expression (regex) search of log message content.