Updating the mac system
If you use NFO Files, new titles will be added to the library.
If you have changed the information inside a NFO File for an existing title in the library, this section will not update the library with those changes.
For details, see: For earlier versions of Mac OS X, a cogent description of prebinding sometimes referred to as optimizing is Bill Bumgarner's article "Prebinding Explained." While this may not be light reading for some, it provides a thorough explanation. at the end of a Software Update, it is updating the prebinding of the system. Mac OS X has long had the ability to automatically address prebinding issues.
If an application could not be launched prebound, it would require more time to load than a similarly-complex prebound application.
If you do not have an existing video library, you will need to create one by following the Create Video Library guide.
If you use File View or File Manager, this page does not apply.
For additional information on Repair Permissions, see the section "The Repair Disk Permissions function" of our "The Repair functions of Disk Utility: what's it all about? In general terms, prebinding is a process that enables applications to launch quickly and incorporate newly-installed fixes and changes, primarily at the system level.
Under Mac OS 10.4 Tiger® and later, changes in the operating system have eliminated the need to update prebinding, even for most troubleshooting purposes. This phase is considerably shorter under Mac OS X 10.4 and later as other improvements related to prebinding have enabled this phase to be limited to the prebinding of select, system-related frameworks.
They can be performed on the entire library, a particular Source, or an individual title.
The Event Log will record any files missed when an Update Library is performed.
If the log is currently empty, or lists no missing movies, TV Shows or episodes, then perform an Update Library and check the Event Log again.
In some cases, such as System cache cleaning, they can have unintended consequences.
For this reason, we advise against enabling any automated maintenance features of third-party utilities other than a feature for running the standard UNIX maintenance scripts automatically. System and User cache cleaning are troubleshooting steps, not part of regular maintenance.