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chrislee8
May 26, 2006, 08:07 PM
has anyone developed device driver in os X?

if yes( i am sure there are, so please share knowledge)
what tools, what language to start on building a device driver?

thanks



mkrishnan
May 26, 2006, 08:14 PM
Hi Chris,

I'll tackle the two easy questions.

In C++ (sort of), in XCode.

Take a look at this, to get yourself started:

http://developer.apple.com/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/OSX_Technology_Overview/SoftwareDevelopment/chapter_3_section_16.html

In particular follow the link from the top page for the IOKit fundamentals.

Good luck! :)

chrislee8
May 26, 2006, 08:32 PM
yeah man, cool man. thanks man


exactly what i needed.