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CCC Snapshots on APFS

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Man, they burn a lot of disk space. My only backup strategy has been having two identical SSDs in each of my computers, and periodically manually CCC'ing primary to backup; that's it. For quite a while I failed to notice the position of the slide switch in the CCC app, accessible by clicking on the left-hand column's SSD icon. And I was used to HFS+ for years. Anyway, recently I did look at that... after noticing my backup disk was storing 38 GB more than my primary disk immediately after cloning. Looking at the secondary disk's CCC "Snapshot Data" window, there were stored snapshots (3, I think) that together accounted for all that. Deleted them, now the 2 SSD "used spaces" are nearly identical. Hey, it's a nice feature, but happens to be not useful to me.
 
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