Updated for 10.15 release, with a clearer explanation of how Catalina’s new boot Volume Group works in practice, in the Finder and Terminal.
Note: I have now updated this with the latest roadmaps for 10.15 release. A further article will follow […]
Need to clean documents of metadata, remove versions, and zero their datestamps? Here’s the utility to help, when used wisely.
Catalina will change our boot disks substantially with its read-only system volume. Here’s an account of what we already have in Mojave.
Updates to two utilities to create and edit metadata in extended attributes, which work better with Spotlight search. Now compatible with Catalina.
What do we want? Time Machine backing up to APFS storage. When do we want it? Well, not quite yet.
Have you ever felt that Spotlight search misses out some files altogether? Here’s hard evidence that it can.
Does using xattr flags disrupt Spotlight indexing, and how are those flags respected using different methods of copying a file?
What’s the best and most reliable way to tell what 32-bit code won’t run in macOS 10.15? Time is now running short before first betas ship.
Look in the Dictionary app, and entries are fine in Dark Mode. But access the same content via Spotlight, and they become unreadable. Why?