A computer file system shouldn’t lose data, right? Tell that to Apple

Alarm raised over APFS sparse disk images tossing documents into the void…

Apple’s recently revised file system, APFS, may lose data under specific circumstances, a maker of macOS backup software is warning.

In a blog post on Thursday, Mike Bombich, creator of Carbon Copy Cloner, says that APFS sparse disk images fail to accurately track available free space, thereby allowing storage operations to continue when space to store the data isn’t there.

Source: A computer file system shouldn’t lose data, right? Tell that to Apple

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