Wine for OS X?
Michael F. March
march at indirect.com
Fri Sep 7 13:10:45 CDT 2001
Two big issues I see are:
1. Mac OS X is not x86 based..
2. Wine would have to run under X Windows
under OS X.. Making it a native Aqua app
would be a HUGE undertaking.
> Hi All,
> I'm new to this list (and to Wine itself) but was
> wondering, is there a project in the works to port
> Wine to Mac OS X (www.apple.com/macosx)? OS X *is*
> based on FreeBSD (albeit with a bunch of new fluff for
> compatibility & aqua), so a port shouldn't be that
> (650,000 lines of code and the guy says it 'shouldn't
> be difficult.')
> Personally, I think the eventually payoff would be
> well worth it. You'd get the entire community of
> ecstatic Mac users, drunk with the power of being able
> to run Windows apps directly on their Macs (without
> Just like Linux/Unix, Apple's custom Mach3 kernel (aka
> Darwin) is Open Sourced.
> Just curious.
> - Tyler
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