[rescue] Solaris 9/10 is out

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Sat Sep 11 14:20:17 CDT 2010

On 09/11/10 15:09, hike wrote:
> Solaris is a System V Release 4 server product.
> SVR4 has a "load everything" philosopy.
> BSD, on the other hand, has a "load what you need" philosophy--no extra
> stuff that isn't needed.
> There is a world of difference between SunOS 1.x (BSD) and SunOS 2.x
> (SVR4/Solaris) or, as we said in the "old days" between SunOS and Solaris.
> You are asking for something that can't be accommodated easily and requires
> a drastic change of mindset/culture/etc.

I'll bet given access to the source code, I could make the "pretend" and 
auto-sort-dependencies changes to pkgrm in a couple of days.  I'm going 
to sniff around and see if I can find the right person to pass a 
suggestion to.

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