Ports on Macbook

Demelier David demelier.david at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 07:03:07 PST 2009

zaa at zaa.pp.ru wrote:
> 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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I don't know if we can runs any FreeBSD ports, I know that the mac os
kernel have a FreeBSD layer and you can runs some binaries from
unix-like OS.

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