de/activate and Time Machine

Bachsau web at
Tue Apr 26 06:30:46 PDT 2016

René J.V. Bertin wrote on 26.04.2016 13:19:
> Superfluous backing up of course ends up wasting significant amount of space on the backup disk esp. for developers who regularly to something like `port -n upgrade --force` after an incremental rebuild with only minimal changes. It is also costly in terms of time when you're using a NAS like my Time Capsule (even when connected via a wired gigabit connection).

In default configuration time machine will automatically discard old 
backups in favor of new ones, so there shouldn't be any space problems 

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