Should now be fully compatible with all locales, calendars, and with both 12- and 24-hour clocks.
Does Big Sur’s Time Machine preserve sparse files and clones when backing up to APFS volumes?
Consolation, Ulbow, Mints, T2M2, Cirrus and Taccy all updated to cope with increasing complexity and unreliability of the unified log.
Big Sur has recently introduced a bug which can change the format of log datestamps, which can break Ulbow, Mints and T2M2. Here’s how to fix it.
For many, this could be the best reason for upgrading early. Even when it doesn’t go quite as expected, this really isn’t difficult.
Extends support for the new feature in Big Sur to make Time Machine backups to APFS volumes.
Performs special analysis of Big Sur backups to APFS, and runs native on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
The most common problems with Time Machine backups, and how to tackle them using free tools.
A detailed walk through the log extract delivered simply by Mints, showing steps in a normal Catalina backup.
New approach to reading logs which enables you to follow conversations between sub-systems and services you’re interested in without messing with predicates.