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Date:      Fri, 29 Sep 2006 08:29:53 -0700
From:      Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Software before trying it
Message-ID:  <451D3BF1.1080307@u.washington.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20060928203414.BVFM11710.aamtaout03-winn.ispmail.ntl.com@smtp.ntlworld.com>
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toby.whaymand@ntlworld.com wrote:
> If the Mac uses BSD would that not mean that any one can use Mac software on a PC-BSD...
>
> My mind is telling me that this is not possible so it be intresting to know the reason behind it... to learn
>
> Thanks 
>
> Toby
>   
Short answer: not possible. This is due in part to a proprietary setup 
with Apple's libraries and stuff, and also due to the fact that many 
items have been modified in Darwin and differ from a traditional BSD setup.
-Garrett



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