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Old 03-10-2008, 02:18 PM
Bryanmc Bryanmc is offline
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Originally Posted by dnanian View Post
There are a lot of posts here dealing with this exact issue, Armand: it's the way HFS+ handles deleted space, and there's really nothing we can do to make it not expand.

To recover the space, you can use hdiutil. Open Terminal, type:

hdiutil compact

with a space after it, then drag in the (unmounted) image file. Press Return at the end, and it'll recover the free space.
Thanks for this tip!

And my post is proof that occasionally people will search before posting a new thread.
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