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  • by jwachter (3210) on Tuesday August 12 2003, @12:32PM (#6110)
    For those of you who haven't been following the issue of how to get slash running on OS X, various Slashcode posters have been asking how to get it done for roughly 2 or 3 years now (essentially since the first preview of OS X was released). For the past year, a conflict between Apache::Cookie and Apache::Request on OS X has been the last obstacle to getting this done.

    If anyone has put off a Mac purchase because of this, aren't you glad you waited? Now you can get a G5 to run your site on (as if you need that much power)...

    • I have been running Mac OS X on my TiBook running Mac OS X 10.2.x for many months now ... I never had the libapreq conflict. I dunno why. Maybe I happened to use the nostrip option and I forgot about it. Oh well, now, for the record, here is a system that essentially works. :)
    • From previous questioning here, it seems the most important limiting factor to running slash is RAM. How much RAM can you address with 64 bits? :) And dual G5's ought to do real nicely serving a big site like Slashdot.

      On the other end, I've been given the impression that even a 7600/132 (since we're talking Macs) would be satisfactory for a more typical (read: less trafficked) slash site, given 256MB or more. So you're right, you don't need that much power.

      I wonder what the smallest machine that's ev

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