High Sierra makes two significant changes to the unified log system, from Sierra. Here’s an evaluation of them.
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.
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.
The combination lets you browse tracev3 log files within a log archive, which MakeLogarchive can create from raw logs in /var/db.
Consolation can now open logarchive and individual tracev3 log files, provided that they conform to Apple’s logarchive format.