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macos – How can I compact a Time Machine backup historical past in .backupbundle format?

I simply bought a newer MacBook Professional than my present Late 2013 and within the transitory time during which I will nonetheless have each however utilizing solely the newer one, I want to preserve the latest a part of the Time Machine historical past of the older one which went means again, occupying some 1TB of information.
I’ve already trimmed 2/3 of the oldest snapshots (of the unique ~40) with the tmutil delete command however the general occupied area diminished by nearly 250GB. I believe there’d be some (or a lot) area to be claimed presumably.

I’ve learn concerning the hdiutil command which has a selected compact subcommand for the aim however this appears to work solely with .sparsebundle Time Machine backups format and I can not discover any different for use with the .backupbundle format.

What am I lacking? Is there any free different command or utility to do the job?

P.S. The MacBook Professional in query runs on Catalina



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