[Mono-bugs] [Bug 433108] New: System.PlatformID.MacOSX should be supported

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           Summary: System.PlatformID.MacOSX should be supported
           Product: Mono: Class Libraries
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Normal
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: CORLIB
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: kornelpal at gmail.com
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---

NET Framework 2.0 SP2 introduced PlatformID.Xbox and PlatformID.MacOSX

Note that it is currently only released as part of .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.
Standalone release has not been released yet.

These enum values are enabled only in Moonlight but should be supported in Mono
as well.

The problem is that existing software assume that Mac OS X is PlatformID.Unix
so returning PlatformID.MacOSX can break existing applications.

Anyway PlatformID.Xbox and PlatformID.MacOSX should be included in the

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