By Brian Jepson, Ernest E. Rothman, Rich Rosen
If you're a developer or procedure 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 acquainted with. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks serves as a bridge among Apple's Darwin OS and the extra conventional Unix platforms. This transparent, concise advisor provides a travel 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 how you can practice universal Unix initiatives in Mac OS X, akin to utilizing listing prone rather than the traditional Unix /etc/passwd and /etc/group, and you'll have the ability to collect code, hyperlink to libraries, and port Unix software program utilizing both Leopard and Tiger. This e-book teaches you to:
* Navigate the Terminal and know the way 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 precise 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 e-book is invaluable.