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Spotlight does this too
Authored by: leamanc on Jan 07, '09 06:05:57AM

The hint states that it requires an admin password to sudo-to-root to find those system files, so there's not a big security hole in the kernel.

I haven't tried the app yet, but I think many of you guys are missing the point. This app doesn't do everything 'find' does, it doesn't do everything 'locate' does, and it doesn't do everything Spotlight does. But it does do some unique things in (apparently) a very fast fashion, by using inherent features of the HFS+ filesystem that Apple themselves do not exploit anymore. This is similar to the Find File feature of the classic Mac OS, which many of you will remember was amazingly fast, even on disks full of gigabytes of data.

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