[maqulator] FreeBSD running macOS binaries :-)

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Mon Feb 8 20:15:05 UTC 2021

Dne 2021-02-08 16:29, Tomasz CEDRO napsal:
> 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/

Yes, Its exists project for emulation macOS binares.

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