MOSXiI Vol lll Prerequisites

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Re: MOSXiI Vol lll Prerequisites

Post by morpheus » Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:12 pm

Neither are strict prereqs - If you read the previous edition, you should be fine. As I say in the "about":

"There are quite a few unavoidable references to Volume I and Volume II. This is not a ploy to get you to read the previous volumes (which chronologically will be sequels to this). It is just that some topics - primarily the intrinsics of dyld, XPC and iCloud (Volume I) and kernel internals and extensions (Volume II) are just too deep to reintroduce in this work."

With that in mind, I use the tools from Vol 1 (like XPCXRay) to dump XPC messages, so it's not a prereq. DYLD is only relied upon in the 2nd part, which deals with Jailbreaks and a couple of DYLD specific exploits. So overall , the book is pretty self contained. It started as a chapter in Vol 1, but just grew out of proportion (as I realized when it went pass 100 pages), which is why I refactored and made it its own volume. That it comes out before either of its predecessors is an unintended fluke, but should not affect readability.

MOSXiI Vol lll Prerequisites

Post by Ramsei » Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:55 pm


Are Vol 1 and 2 absolute prerequisites to Vol3?
Do you think you could tell really shortly what do you think to be the prerequisites for this Volume?