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.
DocumentationUser reference manual available in HTML, PostScript, and TexInfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/gnumach-docs.html
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released on 18 December 2016
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||8 June 2004|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Python (Ref) (R)||https://pypi.org/project/mach|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/gnumach.git/|
|Ruby (Ref) (R)||https://rubygems.org/gems/mach|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/mach|
|Required to build||mig|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 April 2018.
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