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10.4: Set a photo file's creation date to the photo's date
Authored by: Lankhmart on Jan 05, '07 10:38:17AM

Yes, there really is a creation date for files on HFS+ disks, completely separate from the ctime. None of the unix-based tools on OS X are aware of it, and they all fail to preserve it (using rsync or ditto or tar, for instance), but if you just use Get Info in the Finder you can see it. This is one of the key pieces of Mac-specific metadata that nearly all backup software fails to preserve.



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