Merge Multiple Partitions into One Logical Volume on MacOS

This article describes a method to identify bad sectors and isolate them. Then use CoreStorage to merge non-contiguous partitions into one logical volume that appears as a single disk to users and applications in macOS.The ProblemI have a 1TB hard disk. After a couple of years' use, some bad…

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Creating Homebrew Formulae

This is the second part of the "missing guide" to porting software to Homebrew. The first part prepares our project, pixelserv-tls ready for packaging. In the second part, we will go through the packaging process aka creating a forumula in Homebrew speak.Resources on this topic are abundant, for example,…

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The Missing Guide to Porting Software to Homebrew

I've been a casual Homebrew user for a long time but first time packager. While looking around on the net, I was not able to find some guidance on how to start porting my software quickly. Many resources point people to start creating a formula. After some frustration, I realized…

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OS X Access Control List

A few weeks ago I set up a shared folder on my Mac. To share over LAN with my sister's Macbook. I followed this Apple guide (PH21810). Also created a new user account on my Mac. It's for accessing shared folders and allows me not to grant read permission to…

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