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Oct 28, 2004, 07:04 AM
I'm looking for an informative book on the way the Darwin deals with memory management. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Oct 28, 2004, 07:59 PM
The "big picture" stuff is in this article (http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Conceptual/KernelProgramming/Mach/chapter_6_section_5.html) -- it's still basically the Mach way of doing that stuff even though it's a hybrid kernel -- and the best place to find implementation details is really to go and download the XNU sources (http://developer.apple.com/darwin/) and dig in. And here (http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Conceptual/KernelProgramming/vm/chapter_7_section_1.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP30000905-CH210) is Apple's book on the subject.