[TUHS] MacOS X is Unix (tm)

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Tue Jan 3 02:44:06 AEST 2017


On 1/2/17 6:31 AM, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> David <david at kdbarto.org> wrote:
> 
>> MacOS X is a certified Unix (tm) OS. Not Unix-Like.
> 
> Given that MacOS X is not POSIX compliant, I would call it a UNIX-alike.
> 
> Note that passing the certification tests unfortunately does not grant 
> POSIX compliance :-(

That's pretty much exactly what it means.  You have either found a bug or a
place where the interpretation is disputed.

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