ACLr8
ACLr8 1.3.1
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Command-line utility to remove file ACL errors.   Free
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ACLr8 is a command-line tool written in Python that will analyze your entire hard drive searching for files that cause the "ACL found but not expected" errors in disk utility, and remove all ACL from them.

Although these errors are relatively harmless, they can be quite annoying and they cause permission repairs to take much longer than they should. ACLr8 is very safe, but of course you use it at your own risk.
What's New
Version 1.3.1:
  • Add a message about how no characters will appear when entering your password.
  • Code cleanup.
Requirements
Intel/PPC, OS X 10.0 or later



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Iancrew reviewed on 08 Aug 2013
A great little script. One very reassuring thing: If you look at the "ACLr8" file within the download using any text editor, or just the unix "more" command, you can see the full text of the python script. That reassured me that it's not doing anything evil or stupid.

This worked well on Mac OS X 10.8.4--it cleared out 48632 files with incorrect ACLs.
[Version 1.3.1]


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GianMarco-Tavazzani reviewed on 01 Nov 2012
Finally!
Works!
Perfect!
THANKS!
[Version 1.3.0]


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espnyc reviewed on 03 Apr 2012
Worked like a charm. Fixed the password required for drag&drop to trash.
[Version 1.3.0]


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Frank_Martin commented on 16 Oct 2011
Thanks for this and for maintaining it to work under Lion!
[Version 1.3.0]


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Snowwhitesickette reviewed on 09 Nov 2009
Does just what it says. Also can be used to repair permissions. I had one "ACL found but not expected," and this got rid of it like a charm. (Leopard 10.5.8.) Thanks for this useful program!
[Version 1.2.1]


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Joris-Vervuurt reviewed on 18 Oct 2009
Thanks! Worked great on my iMac with Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.1!
[Version 1.2.1]

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GeoProf replied on 09 Oct 2011
Any sense of if and how well this works in Lion (10.7.1)?
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Mitch_de reviewed on 18 Oct 2009
Worked ! Used with 10.5.8 and cleared 10 ACL "problems". Thanks
[Version 1.2.1]


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Thomas Evers reviewed on 08 Sep 2009
This worked. I read all the unix-flavored fixes to get rid of this problem in disk utility. That looked like a huge amount of tedious work. Ran this, and the hundreds of ACL errors are finally gone. Thanks!
[Version 1.1]


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Bobbysdad had trouble on 23 Mar 2011
I'm having problems getting this to work.
(10.5.8 on a 800MHz iBook.)
I get the following:
bobbys-ibook-g4:~ bobby$ /Applications/ACLr8 ; exit;
env: python: No such file or directory
logout
I know it's not much to go on, but does anyone have any clues, please?
[Version 1.2.2]



nikolalek rated on 04 Sep 2013

[Version 1.3.1]


Downloads:10,616
Version Downloads:3,539
Type:Utilities : System
License:Free
Date:03 Oct 2012
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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ACLr8 is a command-line tool written in Python that will analyze your entire hard drive searching for files that cause the "ACL found but not expected" errors in disk utility, and remove all ACL from them.

Although these errors are relatively harmless, they can be quite annoying and they cause permission repairs to take much longer than they should. ACLr8 is very safe, but of course you use it at your own risk.


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