[rescue] Solaris 9/10 is out

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 17:05:42 CDT 2010

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>wrote:

> 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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Let us know what happens.  It would be nice to get rid of some stuff.

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