Document Revision History
This table describes the changes to Daemons and Services Programming Guide.
|2013-10-22||Improved documentation for NSXPCConnection.|
|2012-07-23||Added conceptual documentation for NSXPCConnection.|
|2011-08-26||Updated coverage of XPC services.|
|2011-06-30||Updated for OS X v10.7, including discussion of XPC services. Changed the title from "System Startup Programming Topics."|
Moved material related to kernel extensions and the early boot process to Kernel Programming Guide.
Various structural and organizational changes throughout.
|2007-02-08||Clarified the explanation of launchd daemons versus startup items.|
|2006-11-07||Added mention of prelinked kernels and helper partitions.|
|2006-10-03||Added information about Intel booting, launchd, and asl (logging).|
|2005-08-11||Updated guidance for customizing login and logout. Updated information pertaining to Startup Item property-list files.|
|2005-04-29||Updated for OS X v10.4. Updated login/logout customization information.|
Added information about launch-on-demand daemons.
Updated information related to the use of startup items.
First revision of this programming topic. Some information in this programming topic originally appeared in System Overview.