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10.5: Remove the 'downloaded file' warning flag
Authored by: joelparker on Nov 20, '08 01:22:13PM
If you want to change this on the command line as suggested above, you need to escape the spaces in filenames using the "-print0" in find and the "-0" in xargs, e.g.,
find folderpath -print0 | xargs -0 xattr -d com.apple.quarantine
in fact, I plan to use this frequently (I find it particularly annoying the ACL is inherited into all the files in an archive you have downloaded), so I have an alias in my .cshrc (which I prefer to a Folder Action because I have control over when to use it):
alias noquar 'find !$ -print0 | xargs -0 sudo xattr -d com.apple.quarantine'

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