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Create sparsebundle: hdiutil create -size $SIZE -fs HFS+J -Volname $VOLNAME -type SPARSEBUNDLE $VOLNAME_backup Convert to compressed sparsebundle: hdiutil convert $VOLNAME_backup.sparsebundle -format UDBZ -o $VOLNAME_backup_compressed.sparsebundle.dmg Mount read-only sparsebundle with read-write Shadow: hdiutil attach -owners on $VOLNAME_backup_compressed.sparsebundle.dmg -mount required -shadow Unmount: hdiutil detach $VOLNAME Commit changes in Shadow (can’t be done in-place; have to create new file): […]