Archive for May, 2007

Book vs Machine

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

On the right, we have a PowerMac G5. On the left, we have academic papers and author-prepared notes that were used in the creation of “Mac OS X Internals“. (Recycled paper used when possible. In particular, the book is printed on recycled paper.)

Process Photography on Mac OS X

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

Details on taking a snapshot of the memory and register state of a running process on Mac OS X, including source for a user-space program that does that.

Public Talk on MacFUSE @ Google

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

People are welcome to join us at Google on Thursday, May 24, for an open-to-public talk on all things MacFUSE. I’m told that “Doors open at 6:30PM at Google’s Mountain View campus. Guests should plan to sign in at Building 41 reception upon arrival. Refreshments will be served…” Here’s an abstract: File systems provide one [...]

Interview Errata

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

When I replayed this interview of mine, I found a syntax error in one of the things I said. When the interviewer talks about X Window programming on Mac OS X, I said that the communication between “your program and the X server” is specific to Mac OS X. I meant to say the communication [...]

procfs for Mac OS X

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

I’ve made available a MacFUSE-Based process file system for Mac OS X. Source code is included.


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