macports' hardlinks and time machine backups
ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Aug 15 10:41:38 UTC 2017
On Aug 14, 2017, at 19:04, Peter West wrote:
> When I see MiB, I think million bytes. Is this wrong?
Yes, that is wrong, or at least is not what other people mean.
1 MB = one megabyte = 10^6 bytes = 1,000,000 bytes
1 MiB = one mebibyte (what we used to call one megabyte) = 2^20 bytes = 1,048,576 bytes
Same goes for the other units (kibibytes, gibibytes, tebibytes, etc.).
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