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10.6: Compress files with HFS+ compression
Authored by: michelcolman on Sep 18, '09 04:11:58AM

Wow, I just saved several gigabytes by compressing a few big apps (just using "sudo ditto --hfsCompression"), I can't tell the difference except for the free space I gained!

For example Photoshop still takes the same amount of time to launch after a cold reboot (even slightly quicker, if anything), does not complain about damaged files, I was afraid it might give me some DRM-like nastiness with moved/changed files, but no, everything just works like before, only taking a few hundreds of MB less!

Next up is the Application support folder :-)

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