CTS now schedules many important services, including syncing Calendar, Contacts, Messages, running weekly firmware checks with eficheck, and more.
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through whatever you’re now allowed to do. 1: Elsewhere I […]
CTS scheduling and dispatch of background tasks has no user interface, and no controls. How can you tell that there’s a problem, and what to do about it?
Where does macOS store a list of revoked certificates, and how does it keep them up to date? The answer isn’t perhaps what you expect.
What does it take for an app to have ‘activities’ managed for efficiency by CTS? Not a lot – but in return, the management is a black box.
In the first article in this series, I explained how a great many background activities in macOS, including […]
Rather than using cron or launchd, many background services in macOS are now run using Centralized Task Scheduling (CTS). This is how it works.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 68. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Factory […]
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through whatever you’re now allowed to do. 1: Factory closure, […]
Disk structure diagrammed for comparison, from the partition table, to HFS+ and APFS volumes, with further references.