Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st Apr 2006 22:08 UTC
Mac OS X Secunia said there are potential vulnerabilities in the Mac OS X operating system, first noticed by Tom Ferris. The firm described the holes as 'highly critical', meaning that systems could be compromised if crooks dive in. Secunia said the potential holes are in version 10.4.6, but other versions might be affected too.
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RE: Mac kernel
by zemplar on Sat 22nd Apr 2006 03:27 UTC in reply to "Mac kernel"
zemplar
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2006-02-10

Free and Open BSDs are both good, but I'd suggest using [Open]Solaris for a replacement kernel if ever Apple would, for some unknown reason, decide to switch.

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RE[2]: Mac kernel
by JohnOne on Sat 22nd Apr 2006 19:12 in reply to "RE: Mac kernel"
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2006-03-25

No, the best choise is NetBSD. It has already all (or almost all) the Mach's systems calls Apple needs to "switch" without strong mods to the kernel.

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