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|Carbon Copy Cloner version 5.1.10 Update (release notes)|
Update: On August 30th, they released Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.11.
(The original post from August 20th on v5.1.10 follows.)
Available via in-app update for CCC 5.x users or full download at bombich.com/download.
Info from the August 20th, 2019 Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1.10 release notes:
This update offers qualification against macOS 10.15 Catalina, but also includes improvements for pre-Catalina OSes, so we recommend this update for all CCC 5 users. Please follow macOS Catalina Known Issues for information on issues related to the new OS.
More info on Carbon Copy Cloner 5 (including 30 day trial) at bombich.com.
Changes not specific to macOS Catalina
Addressed an issue introduced in 10.14.6 that prevents the removal of snapshots via CCC's Disk Center (it does not affect the automated removal of snapshots that occurs when backup tasks run).
Corrected the read/write rate calculation for non-APFS-Fusion volumes.
Added a button to reveal the password that you're typing into the Email Settings password panel.
Changed the encoding of postflight emails that are sent by CCC to "quoted printable" (from UTF-8) to address an obscure edge case on some systems.
CCC no longer automatically enables snapshot support on APFS-formatted volumes unless CCC can positively determine that the underlying device is an SSD. We have been underwhelmed by the performance of APFS on rotational devices, particularly with snapshot-related activities. Users are still welcome to manually enable snapshot support on any volume - simply click on the volume in CCC's sidebar and flip the switch to "on".
CCC offers more helpful advice in cases where snapshot creation fails due to the destination being a slow, rotational device and also in cases where encryption conversion is preventing the creation of snapshots.
CCC's privileged helper tool now proactively verifies the code signature of any client that attempts to connect to the helper. This resolves a potential vulnerability in which an application masquerading as CCC could make requests to CCC's helper tool.
Modification of the name of a source or destination is detected and presented as a review item to the user. Previously we were simply marking the task dirty, and many users found that behavior disconcerting.
CCC now proactively warns against cloning a volume whose operating system is newer than what the Mac is currently booted from.
Addressed an issue in which a remote Mac could go to sleep between CCC's archive management and file copying requests.
Failure to mount an encrypted volume attached to a remote Mac is now handled with a password request and the task's destination specification is updated accordingly.
Addressed some minor accessibility annoyances in the CCC License window. Added a proper accessibility label to the task status icon in the Task History window.
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