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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:37 am 
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I'd be surprised if the utility tool method doesn't work, they just linked to the image on Apple's servers. Only Apple knows why they don't link to that image every time, I would guess it's cost savings from all the competitors/malicious actors looking to run up their bandwidth bill or overload their servers.

The find method might work but if it did copy the data and not just symlinks to data living on Apple's servers, that first copy would take the equivalent amount of time to downloading most of the app off Apple's servers. Of course if its just symlinks then it'll copy just as fast as the stub app would.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:25 am 
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Howdy. Just thought I'd update you again: ever since downloading the Mojave installer to my Applications folder, I've not been nagged to actually make the update.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:10 pm 
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Thanks for the report.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:23 pm 
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That's kind of weird. Every time I boot into High Sierra I get nagged to update to Mojave, and I've got the installer in /Applications.


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