Ports on Macbook

zaa at zaa.pp.ru zaa at zaa.pp.ru
Fri Feb 27 04:07:32 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 03:04:09PM +0530, Nataraj S Narayan wrote:
> Hi
> I hear that Mac OS X and later ones are based on FreeBSD. My wife is
> planning to get a Macbook , which I don't quite approve. Mainly
> because we need to pay for any upgrade or new add ons.
> But i see there is the 'ports' for Mac as in the case of FreeBSD. Is
> it the same thing? Can we use FreeBSD ports on Macbook? That we I am
> spared of paying profusely?

Mac users might use Mac Ports - http://www.macports.org/

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