Mac OS X – Apple system bases on BSD (Unix) architecure

Apple Company has based its system – OS X – on the core of the BSD system. It was based on NetBSD(ports, kernel, commands line), OpenBSD (security issues eg. The firewall code in Apple’s macOS is based on OpenBSD’s PF firewall code) and FreeBSD(Much of FreeBSD’s codebase has become an integral part of OS X)
It clearly shows how the still immortal Unix system enjoys

Sources: wiki, books of prof. Andrew Tanenbaum, “BSD Hacks” aut: Dru Lavigne
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July 4th, 2021