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Effect of deleted files on a sparse image size ...

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Robert Lesperance Level 2 Level 2 (325 points)
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Nov 19, 2012 5:56 AM

Hi,

 

I clone my computer's hard disk to a sparse image disk.  Whenever I delete files and folders, I know that the sparse image disk doesn't shrink back.  I would like to know if the freed space gained by deleting files will be used at the next cloning session to copy new data ?

 

Best regards.

Joyful owner of an iMac Intel ... Fast as light !!! !!!!, iMac Intel - 3,06 GHZ - 21" - 12.0 Go

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