[rescue] Q: OpenStep 1.0 on Solaris 2.6

William Barnett-Lewis wlewis at mailbag.com
Tue Feb 17 20:13:00 CST 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2005 Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
>> Did you ever find anything out on this?
>> For the same reason, I have a 2 cd's - the first is Solaris 2.5 HW:1/96
>> and the other is Updates for Solaris Operating Environment 2.5 HW:1/96.
>> Is this what constitutes 2.5.1 or was it a completely separate
>> distribution? I'm thinking evil thoughts about OpenStep, 2.5 and an IPX...
> As far as I have been able to find out, some apps were groken when
> installing OS 1.0 on a 2.6 system. But a 2.5.1 should work w/o any
> problem. I also tracked down OS 1.1 which seems to fix some of the 1.0
> bugs.

1.1 should help significantly from what I understand. Where did you find it?

> As soon as I have some free time I will see if I can get a sparc 10 with
> 2.6 running OS. However OS or NS binaries will not work on OpenStep
> solaris w/o recompiling.

That is to be expected, though hopefully not as onerous an experience as 
compiling a new version of gcc for Nextstep 3.3 HPPA... bletch...

All of this means, though, that I need to migrate my wife to OS X from 
OS 9 :)  Anyone got a really cheap copy of 10.2 they don't need anymore 
(it's a beige G3)?

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