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       hfsplus — a set of tools to access HFS+ file systems


       HFS+,  also  known  as the Macintosh Extended Format, was introduced by
       Apple Computer in 1998 with the release of MacOS 8.1.  It contains many
       improvements  over the old HFS file system, most notably the ability to
       allocate up to 2^64 blocks, resulting in much more efficient storage of
       many small files on large disks.

       The hfsplus collection allows to access volumes formatted with the HFS+
       file system from Debian GNU/Linux and related operating  systems.   The
       collection  contains tools to mount and unmount HFS+ volumes, to change
       and list directories, and to copy files to and from HFS+ volumes.

       Note that unlike its cousin, the hfsutils collection used for accessing
       HFS  file  systems,  hfsplus does not use the Macintosh pathname syntax
       with  ":"  as  delimiter.   Instead,  it  mimicks  the  unix  notation,
       delimiting  the  names of volumes, directories and files in a path with
       "/", and also understands "." and ".." to some extent.

See also

       hpmount(1), hpls(1), hpcd(1), hppwd(1), hpcopy(1), hprm(1), hpmkdir(1),
       hpumount(1), hpfsck(1).


       This manual page was written by Jens Schmalzing <> for
       Debian  GNU/Linux   using   the   manual   page   by   Klaus   Halfmann
       <>  that  comes with the source code and documentation
       from the Tech Info Library.