System Internals

Advanced Topics in UNIX: Processes, Files, & Systems, Ronald J. Leach, Wiley, 1996, ISBN 1-57176-159-4

The Design and Implementation of the 4.4BSD UNIX Operating System, Marshall Kirk McKusick, et al, Addison-Wesley, 1996, ISBN 0-201-54979-4

Panic!: UNIX System Crash Dump Analysis Chris Drake, Kimberly Brown Prentice Hall, 1995, ISBN 0-13-149386-8

UNIX Internals: The New Frontiers, Uresh Vahalia, Prentice-Hall, 1995, ISBN 0-13-101908-2

Websites - Online Resources

Apple Computer’s developer website ( is a general repository for developer documentation. Additionally, the following sites provide more domain-specific information.

Apple’s Public Source projects and Darwin

CVS (Concurrent Versions System)

GDB, GNUPro Toolkit 99r1 Documentation

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)


The USENIX Association

USENIX Proceedings