[rescue] [geeks] Solaris being discontinued? Rumors flying

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Mon Dec 5 09:28:15 CST 2016

> On Dec 5, 2016, at 00:08, Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> Why not use Solaris' SMF, I think the license is/was compatible.
> Or maybe leave it alone?  After all, with VMs/containerization the need to
calculate complicated dependencies is dropping, which was its main selling
point AFAIK.
> Disappointing.

SMF relies on "doors," an IPC primitive exclusive to Solaris.

I would have ported it to Linux myself if it had been feasible.

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