Restoring from Time Machine backup relocates home directories

db iamsudo at
Sat Sep 16 15:00:49 UTC 2017

On 16 Sep 2017, at 16:03, Rainer Müller <raimue at> wrote:
> As you just run it on your system, you know how long that will take.
> Clearly not an option to do this before/after every install/uninstall.

Only those that create users.

> And what would you gain from that? A free uid. They are not a scarce
> resource, so I do not think the effort would be justified.

A cleaner system. Users created by MP won't end up owning files from some other remaining user, as in the case mentioned.

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