[linux-audio-dev] Re: OSX

David Gerard Matthews dgm4+ at pitt.edu
Mon Nov 11 12:59:00 UTC 2002

Bill Schottstaedt wrote:

>>it's much easier to port from Un*x to OSX
>>than vice versa.  A far greater number of
>>*nix libraries have been ported from the *nix world to OSX than the
>>other way around.  You can even run X windows
>>on OSX
>I think "OroboroSX", or some such name, is an X window manager
>for OSX that makes X apps fit in with Mac apps so it's not
>obvious which style is running.  Gtk and Motif have been ported,
>so the GUI is not a big issue.  The audio side is still primitive,
>but easy to use.  Porting Snd took a few days, mostly spent
>chasing down dumb things like the -framework loader switch.
>I'd say it took about the same effort overall as porting
>to the Sun.
This is a bit off-topic, but did you use CoreAudio when porting to OSX?

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