Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the '10.7: Use local Time Machine as an instant safety net' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
10.7: Use local Time Machine as an instant safety net
Authored by: polarbreeze on Nov 10, '11 06:39:04PM

What's "new" in Lion is that TM now has a kind of caching feature that holds snapshots of your file changes even when you're not connected to your TM drive. It should have no lasting effect on disk space usage because it's just a cache.

By the same token, if you don't ever connect to your TM drive, yes, of course if will gobble up increasing amounts of your local drive because it never gets flushed. That, I think, is a mis-use of the feature.



[ Reply to This | # ]