The Mac ToolKit. A bunch of utilities for Mac system admins and engineers
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build_rsync.sh
cpu2asr
cyclone.sh
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mob2loc.sh
netbless.sh
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poweron.command
serverbackup.sh
sumirror.sh
useradd.sh
virginize.sh
whatbuild.sh

README.md

Introduction

The Mac Toolkit is a collection of system administration and diagnostic tools for OS X

License

DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, December 2004

Copyright (C) 2004 Sam Hocevar sam@hocevar.net

Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim or modified copies of this license document, and changing it is allowed as long as the name is changed.

        DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION

  1. You just DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO.

build_rsync

A helper for building the latest rsync, complete with all Mac-specific patches.

hellyes

A stress test which starts a yes process per every core and then generates IO on the boot drive by creating 10k, 100k, 1m and 10m files in the /tmp/_hellyes folder.

poweron

Tool for testing intermittent sleep issues. Works by scheduling

blooper

The Boot Looper is another stress test which opens up a bunch of applications and then reboots the machine. Very effective when used inside login items. Has two modes of operation:

  • Run as is. This launches the first 5 apps from /Applications
  • Create a folder called "TestApps" on your desktop and drag aliases into it. This will only launch the apps inside this folder.

cyclone

Clones entire drives. Tries to be more efficient than just using dd.

netbless

Netbless is a very simple tool to help AASPs match a machine to it's proper installation media. It requires both a client and a server to function, and