Subject: Re: mac os x compat?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/14/2002 16:48:37
>It just occurred to me: are there any efforts (or is it feasable) to
>develop Mac OS X compatibility? Given the Darwin foundation, it should
>be possible, no? The benefit of taking advantage of various commercial
>applications available for Mac OS X (but not for Darwin or *nix in
>general) should be obvious.
there was some talk of this at the boston usenix in 2001. subsequent
to that, COMPAT_MACH and EXEC_MACHO were put into the tree. i *think*
the only barrier to running macos x and/or darwin binaries is the lack
of the mach system calls that they use.
>Or is this a stupid question, and if so, why?
no, not at all. imagine being able to run macos 9 as a process under
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