Wine for Linux PPC emulate Mac OS
mstefani at redhat.com
Mon Feb 7 10:42:28 CST 2005
> The Wine http://www.winehq.com/ project has been created to emulate
> Windows to be able to run windows softwares directly under Linux without
> to have to emulate Windows.
> It's very great and wonderful idea !
> The Darwine http://darwine.opendarwin.org/ project aims to to the same
> but under Mac OS X with adding also the emulation of an x86 CPU.
> But, I wanted to know something, or even to make a proposal.
> Would it be possible to make a special Wine version for Linux PPC that
> instead of emulating Windows would emulate Mac OS ?
> Yes there's already the very great Mac On Linux PPC (MOL)
> http://www.maconlinux.org/ that can let run Mac OS applications, but you
> have to run Mac OS in parallel ... It is great, but Mac OS takes rooms
> and CPU and for some usages, maybe it is not completely useful. Would it
> be possible to make such a software a WinePPC for exemple that would let
> run Microsoft Office X 2004 Mac or Adobe CS Mac or Macromedia MX Mac
> directly under Linux PPC without having to install a Mac OS ?
No that wouldn't work at all as Wine is a reimplementation of the Win32
API and MacOS dosn't use that. So you would need to start a new project
that implements the MacOS API.
> To make simple to run Mac OS softwares directly under the Linux desktop
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