Linked by David Adams on Wed 10th Aug 2011 17:12 UTC, submitted by R_T_F_M
Apple The lure of shiny toys has helped Apple's BSD-based Mac OS X operating system overtake Linux to become the operating system that is the second most used by developers, according to Evans Data.
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RE[2]: Ready to Rumble?
by demetrioussharpe on Sat 13th Aug 2011 05:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Ready to Rumble?"
demetrioussharpe
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2009-01-09

"I mean, when you call "android" a linux, then OSX is a BSD. Whether Free or not.

By the logic that Android is Linux, OS X would be Mach.

I'd love to see an analysis of OS X to see just how much BSD derived code there is in there compared to code from other sources.
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Mach doesn't really have a userland. In order to get a working Mach system up & running, the normal approach is to use a BSD userland. So, no matter how you look at it, MacOS X's architecture is consistent with various parts of the BSD tree.

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