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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

mdutil

Synopsis

mdutil [options] volume

Options

-p

Publishes the local copies of the metadata to their real drives.

-E

Erases the metadata for the volume. Mac OS X can then rebuild the data, if indexing is still on.

-i on | off

Sets the indexing status for the volume.

-s

Show the indexing status of the volume.

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