[maqulator] FreeBSD running macOS binaries :-)

Ede Wolf listac at nebelschwaden.de
Tue Feb 9 06:57:09 UTC 2021

Slightly off topic, but there seems to be a successor to qucs, called 
qucs-s Have not tested it yet, though, so I cannot comment on it's 


Am 08.02.21 um 16:29 schrieb Tomasz CEDRO:
> Hello world :-)
> There is a nice QUCS [1] electronics simulation program (SPICE with GUI 
> that works out of thebox). It is based on QT4 so it was removed from 
> ports in March 2019. People use macOS binary with no problem.
> The question is - if we can somehow run Linux and Linux64 binaries - why 
> don't we run macOS binaries???
> These are also ELF, macOS uses lots of FreeBSD stuff, and the packages 
> are self contained with all libraries, so it should be even easier than 
> running Linux stuff (that always has some dependency issues like I am 
> experiencing right now running closed-source FPGA toolchains).
> Did anyone consider running macOS programs on FreeBSD?
> Do you know how good it would be to run macOS quality software on 
> FreeBSD and not really depend on Linux alternatives? :-)
> Hints and comments are welcome :-)
> Tomek
> [1] https://github.com/Qucs/

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