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

From: pancake <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:13:21 +0100

It is possible.. But i do t think it takes much sense. Mach/darwin is just slow and bloat architecture. I would jst prefer netbsd or openbsd.. Or archlinux.

Btw. I think tht nexy port of dwm must be wayland. Somebody did any test with it?

On 18/03/2011, at 17:51, Josh Rickmar <> wrote:

> 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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