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08 Is there anything that MachTen won't do that another machine running BSDUNIX can do?




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This article is from the MachTen & CodeBuilder FAQ, by Jaime Julca jjulca@tenon.com with numerous contributions by others.

08 Is there anything that MachTen won't do that another machine running BSDUNIX can do?

MachTen is a fully functional BSD system. Tenon has added a few
MachTen-specific utilities; e.g.: it can change UNIX text into text
recognizable by Macintosh applications and can cope with Apple Single/Double
file formats. In addition, a Macintosh-style MachTen Control Panel lets you
easily modify networking addresses and other system variables that would
ordinarily require editing UNIX configuration files. So, in some sense, it
is a friendlier UNIX. But, by and large, there are no surprises. MachTen is
exactly what you would expect to find on any Berkeley UNIX system.

 

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