advanced bash-ing for long compiles

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at
Fri Oct 14 17:19:52 PDT 2016

> On Oct 14, 2016, at 7:37 PM, Clemens Lang <cal at> wrote:
> ----- On 15 Oct, 2016, at 01:05, Fred Wright fw at wrote:
> ...
>> One can also accomplish this via:
>> 	sudo touch /opt/local/var/macports/build/.metadata_never_index
>> Though I don't know if this works across all OS versions.
> Do you have documentation on this? The only documentation I could find
> back then suggested that Spotlight will ignore hidden directories, so
> that's why we made it hidden.
Yes, this came up more than 2 years ago.  I couldn’t find official docs at that point.

Only a discussion on apple-stackexchange:

Right now, searches on Apple’s Developer site are just endlessly spinning.


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