Build 3081 - Catalina remedies

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mike
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Build 3081 - Catalina remedies

Post by mike » Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:02 am

Hi folks,

Here are some fixes, mostly around Catalina specifics:
  • NC no longer depends on stat()'s st_dev to deduce a filesystem of a particular file (man 2 stat). This behavior was silently changed in Catalina, causing some confusion in NC's logic (https://twitter.com/mikekazakov/status/ ... 08672?s=21). For instance, it treated files from the Data volume (mounted at /System/Volumes/Data) as they are located on the System volume (mounted at /) instead.
  • Attributes dialog now shows the new flags: SF_FIRMLINK and SF_DATALESS. It's possible to set SF_FIRMLINK when using Admin Mode, though I haven't managed to make macOS actually use it afterwards.
  • Internal logic now accounts for presence of firmlinks when deriving a filesystem from a path in a shallow manner.
  • Drag&drop now orders items according to a selected sorting mode.
  • Some performance improvements.
If you haven't updated to Catalina yet - it'd be wise to postpone the upgrade.

The build itself:
https://magnumbytes.com/downloads/previ ... (3081).dmg

Your feedback is welcome.

Regards,
Mike

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Re: Build 3081 - Catalina remedies

Post by moonrak » Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:57 pm

Thanks Mike!
Carlos

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