[csw-maintainers] What to do when upstream declares Solaris unsupported

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Tue Feb 28 14:39:20 CET 2012

Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:

> > I didn't see much about Solaris on the VLC website, although they say
> > it works on Unix. What can we reply to the "unsupported" remark?
> "Well, the VLC webpage says that 'VLC works on most platforms:
> Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix...' and I am offering to push
> 'most' to one more of the Unix platforms. Is there something
> wrong in fixing support for a platform?"
> If they say "We don't want to clutter our code with obsoleted tests"
> than you are out of luck, though.

If they did a good job, then their code should of course work on a standard 
compliant Solaris.

If not, they have a problem in their code.


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