installing bsd with speech

Tim Chase blinux.list at
Fri Mar 24 01:34:21 UTC 2017

Huh.  I've heard bits and pieces about it being Mach, FreeBSD, and
Darwin and hadn't taken the time to figure out how those fit
together.  Thanks for giving me the impetus to understand it (the
"XNU" bit was a particularly helpful missing element).



On March 24, 2017, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Tim Chase, on jeu. 23 mars 2017 18:28:27 -0500, wrote:
> > > Isn’t mac computers based on bsd too?
> > 
> > Sorta.  I believe they use the FreeBSD userland utilities, but
> > have their own kernel.
> It's true, but more complex actually :) They use their own xnu
> microkernel, based on Mach. Then they run the FreeBSD kernel on top
> of it, and then a FreeBSD-like userland. And then of course their
> desktop layer.
> Samuel
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