How To Prevent Spotlight From Indexing External Drives on MacOS

Author: , February 26th, 2021

On MacOSX 10.10.5 Yosemite, I was having trouble with Spotlight preventing the clean eject of an attached hard drive. Using the fuser command allowed me to see that it what the Spotlight-specific mds process preventing the eject.

At first, I tried to disable the indexing via the mdutil command, but that just gave me […]

Off To Elements

Author: , January 9th, 2011

We are taking a client and his wife to Elements for brunch. Looking forward to sharing the great food with them. I believe that my client’s fondness for breakfast will be well-satisfied there. Drum roll, please… The production-ready version of his iPhone app is ready! I have even learned how to distribute it easily from […]