By Brian Jepson, Ernest E. Rothman, Rich Rosen
If you're a developer or approach administrator lured to Mac OS X as a result of its Unix roots, you'll speedy notice that appearing Unix projects on a Mac is diverse than what you're familiar with. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks serves as a bridge among Apple's Darwin OS and the extra conventional Unix structures. This transparent, concise advisor can provide a journey of Mac OS X's Unix shell in either Leopard and Tiger, and is helping you discover the amenities that change or correspond to plain Unix utilities.
You'll the way to practice universal Unix initiatives in Mac OS X, equivalent to utilizing listing prone rather than the traditional Unix /etc/passwd and /etc/group, and you'll be capable to collect code, hyperlink to libraries, and port Unix software program utilizing both Leopard and Tiger. This publication teaches you to:
* Navigate the Terminal and know how it differs from an xterm
* Use Open listing (LDAP) and NetInfo in addition to listing Services
* bring together your code with GCC 4
* Port Unix courses to Mac OS X with Fink
* Use MacPorts to put in free/open resource software
* seek via metadata with Spotlight's command-line utilities
* construct the Darwin kernel
And there's even more. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks is the appropriate survival advisor to tame the Unix part of Leopard and Tiger. If you're a Unix geek with an curiosity in Mac OS X, you'll quickly locate that this booklet is invaluable.