News Google Chrome Update Damages macOS File System

Sep 25, 2019
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I don't know if you can modify the text box that contains terminal commands, but the rm -rf statement got split onto it's own line by the formatting and it's really important that people know it belongs with the GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle path.
 
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The title is odd, to me. I suppose if Google phrased it that way, then sure. However, what "filesystem damage" looks like to me: it's the very "on-disk datastructures that are used to organize the data on disk" becoming corrupted. This would manifest in things like garbled filenames, files with strange names, missing files & directories and others being potentially relocated. In other words, it wouldn't be limited to a specific subtree.
 

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