FreeBSD applications on MacOS X

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Wed Jun 4 04:32:35 PDT 2003

Pisut Tempatarachoke wrote:
[ ... ]
> Can all of the programs listed in
> run on MacOS X?  Where can I find out more information, please?  Thanks very
> much.

Not all of them, but many will.  Refer to the FINK project:

"The Fink project wants to bring the full world of Unix Open Source software to 
Darwin and Mac OS X. We modify Unix software so that it compiles and runs on Mac 
OS X ("port" it) and make it available for download as a coherent distribution. 
Fink uses Debian tools like dpkg and apt-get to provide powerful binary package 
management. You can choose whether you want to download precompiled binary 
packages or build everything from source. Read more... "


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