[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Devin Ganger devin at thecabal.org
Thu Jun 14 10:36:15 CDT 2007

On 6/14/07 8:17 AM, "Sandwich Maker" <adh at an.bradford.ma.us> wrote:

> " From: Micah R Ledbetter <vlack-lists at vlack.com>

> " Are you sure about this? They shipped a kernel? wikipedia:interix
> " does not mention this. Can you provide a link with more information?
> " If true, that's very interesting.

> my bad!  not a full kernel but a posix-flavored layer alongside - or
> in place of - win32, atop the nt microkernel.

That was always the intended design for several subsystems -- in parallel
with Win32 atop the HAL and kernel. The POSIX subsystem was just the most
implemented/notorious of them.

Devin L. Ganger <devin at thecabal.org>
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