How to use terminal to change mac-cache-ttl

Vortran66 americabrazil1234 at
Mon Oct 17 03:31:13 CEST 2011

Mr. Hansen:

Thank you very much.  Looks like alter agent will not work with Snow
Leopard.  As soon as I upgrade to Lion I will give it a try.  Thanks for
helping out a novice!


Robert J. Hansen-3 wrote:
> On 10/12/11 11:44 AM, Vortran66 wrote:
>> Thanks for all your effort.  I realize now that changing the cache 
>> values involves a little more than changing a few values and that I 
>> am probably in way over my head.
> It involves editing a couple of configuration files by hand, and
> requires you to be a little comfortable with the command-line, yes.
> This much is true.  :)
>> I am basically just a dumb user
> This much is totally bogus.  :)
>> who has no real experience programming other than a little COBAL back
>> in college 25 years ago (don't laugh).
> Laughing at COBOL is sort of like laughing at the Great Pyramids of
> Egypt: it tells you a lot more about the person doing the laughing than
> it does about COBOL.  Speaking just for myself, I don't laugh at apps
> that have been running for five decades without a crash.
>> I read the agent-alter PDF and I get the gist of what it does.  My 
>> problem is I really unfamiliar with using terminal.
> That's not for you, friend.  :)  My goal is to give you a tool you can
> easily use to solve your problem.  That PDF was meant more for other
> people to review and tell me, "no, you're doing it wrong, you
> should...".  (And that was very much worthwhile: Werner pointed me
> towards the gpgconf tool, which simplified things a lot.)
> Anyway.  You might want to take a look at:
> Download it, unzip it, and within there will be an OS X app called
> "AlterAgent."  Double-click and you might just get the solution to your
> problem.  It might also crash horribly.
> *I've only tested it on my own machine.*  No warranties express or
> implied, etc., etc.  If it breaks you get to keep both parts.
> If you have feedback ("it's great, you're so cool!", or "my Mac is now
> on fire and it's all your fault!"), please send it to me directly: don't
> spam the list with it, please.  Thanks.  :)
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