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 PostPost subject: MacMach?        Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:14 am 
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MacMach is a computer operating system from the early 1990s. Architecturally, it consisted of 4.3BSD code running on the Mach microkernel, with the Macintosh System 7 running experimentally as a Mach task. The entire system ran on Macs based on the Motorola 68k family of microprocessors.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacMach

Is there any more info about this strange oddity? Was it ever released?

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:49 am 
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This looks interesting indeed.

From a usenet archive: http://unix-docu.uibk.ac.at/zid/software/unix/faq/unix.6.html

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MacMach (Mac II): 4.3BSD over Mach 3.0 microkernel, X11, Motif, GNU software, sources, experimental System 7 as Mach task. Complete with all sources (need Unix license).



The release announcement from an official source at CMU: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/mach/public/FAQ/obsolete/MacMach_announce

Looks like the docs are still available at: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/mach/public/doc/

And maybe even the sources (if you can figure out the tree) at: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/mach/public/src/

Have a poke around CMU's archive at http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/mach/public/

The INDEX files in some of the directories are likely to help quite a bit. Most of the files on there are untouched since '93-'95


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hmm, it would be nice to see who it was made by. I wonder if its related to MachTen

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