Thread: Mac OS Command Line

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    Mac OS Command Line

    I was wondering....

    I read on WikiPedia that the Mac's command line was built off of Unix....So if I wanted to program for the Mac's command line, would the code be the same as for a Unix program?

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    With a few exceptions, if you write code that uses exclusively the standard C++ facilities, your code will run on an UNIX, Mac and Windows machine without any change. Just needs to be recompiled on each target machine.
    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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