Microkernel of the GNU system
GNU Mach is the microkernel of the GNU system. A microkernel provides only a limited functionality, just enough abstraction on top of the hardware to run the rest of the operating system in user space. The GNU Hurd servers and the GNU C library implement the POSIX compatible base of the GNU system on top of the microkernel architecture provided by Mach. Currently, GNU Mach runs on IA32 machines. GNU Mach should, and probably will, be ported to other hardware architectures in the future. Mach was ported to many operating systems in the past.
released on 18 December 2016
8 June 2004
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/mach|
|Python (Ref) (R)||https://pypi.org/project/mach|
|Ruby (Ref) (R)||https://rubygems.org/gems/mach|
|VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/gnumach.git|
|Required to build||mig|
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