MacOS tech

Modifying file/folder creation date in MacOS

I spent hours and hours trying to figure out what was wrong with my newly rsync’ed music library tonight.

First, the list of problems: I had a large number of greyed out folders that were owned by the user/group of ‘_unknown’ (in ls), couldn’t be modified, and had odd extended file attributes. They looked like this in the finder (I forgot to get a screenshot of terminal, so you’ll just have to trust me):