Re: [dev] How do you cope with OSX? (if at all)

From: Josh Rickmar <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 12:51:24 -0400

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:23:24AM +0100, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> Hi there,
> at work I have to use OSX (on a MacBook Pro 13") for various reasons
> and wonder if anyone is using dwm in conjunction with OSX?
> I tried different approaches so far, but all are really PITA.
> The only approach I can envision is running arch in VirtualBox and
> having a saner Linux environment to work with. But I have no idea what
> performance penalty that will be in regular use.
> At home I tend to leave the OSX machine untouched these days though.
> But using the braindamaged OSX UI feels more and more totally in the
> way and ineffecient.
> Any recommendations you'd like to share?
> Thanks in advance,
> Anselm
> PS: Those of you who are tempted to say, drop this shit altogether and
> simply don't cope -- I can understand you and I agree to some degree,
> but I really wonder if there are people out there that do cope indeed
> and possibly would benefit from some improvements to dwm or so...

Would it be possible/make sense to use something like PureDarwin
instead of OS X?
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