A quality operating system

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 15:11:18 UTC 2011

On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Daniel Staal <DStaal at usa.net> wrote:

> --As of August 20, 2011 7:01:07 PM -0700, Carl G Smith is alleged to have
> said:
>  I have heard that the OS X OS is based on FreeBSD. Is this true?
> --As for the rest, it is mine.
> Partially.  It combines a mostly Mach kernel with some FreeBSD-derived
> userland and interfaces, then adds a proprietary window manager and UI on
> top of the rest.
> So the largest single source of code is probably FreeBSD, but neither the
> kernel or the part most people interact with isn't.

This is incorrect.


Adam Vande More

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