[Oberon] Re: Oberon for Mac OS X 10.3?

Jon Kleiser jon.kleiser at usit.uio.no
Mon Oct 25 10:04:43 CEST 2004

Do we still need XDarwin (or XFree86), or can we use Apple's standard 
X11, or better no X at all? If we still need XDarwin, and it's 
payware, I say "thank you, no".


>Am Sonntag, 24. Oktober 2004 20:09 schrieb Tim McLarnan:
>>  Friends,
>>  I was an active Oberon user 10 years ago, and am now looking at the
>>  system again after a number of years away from it.
>>  I wonder what the status of Oberon for Mac OS X is?
>Please try the new upcoming release and give me feedback if you have
>any trouble with it:
>    ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-bremen.de/home/fld/oberon/test
>In this version the Threads extension is enabled for the MacOS port too.
>To be able to use the Threads you  have to do the following after the
>normal installation:
>    as root:
>  cd  <oberon home>
>  chown root  macx.oberon
>  chmod 4755  macx.oberon
>In the source tree you can find a test/demo module for the Threads
>extension (Unix/TestThreads.Mod).
>-- Guenter
>Oberon at inf.ethz.ch mailing list for ETH Oberon and related systems

Jon Kleiser / SUAF / USIT / University of Oslo / Norway
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