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Recover from a constantly restarting Finder loop
Authored by: qrulf on Mar 15, '06 12:04:52AM

Doing the mv command robg recommends will not preserve all resource forks and metadata on the desktop, probably some users will not want to do that!

Instead using ditto and then removing the files with rm will be a better way to do it, if any metadata is to preserved.

~ Jørgen



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Recover from a constantly restarting Finder loop
Authored by: encro on Mar 15, '06 10:12:43AM

Actually with OS X 10.4 Apple sadly modified common Unix tools such as cp, mv, tar, rsync to supprt resourse forks so it will retain the fork unless you set a flag to not do so unless you are on an older version of OS X of course then you will need ditto or cpmac.



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