[csw-maintainers] Our infrastructure on Solaris 9

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Mon Aug 5 15:44:14 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> Our current support level for Solaris 9 is best effort: if a package
> maintainer wishes to build a Solaris 9 package, they can go and do it, but
> it's optional. For this to be possible, the package building infrastructure
> must be fully operative on Solaris 9. If we stop maintaining the
> infrastructure on Solaris 9, it will eventually break and Solaris 9 will
> effectively stop being best effort and will start being completely
> unsupported.
> Here are the two general options:
> 1. Don't do anything. When it breaks, it remains broken. We'll make an
> announcement when this happens.
> 2. Support a subset of packages for Solaris 9, such as cswclassutils, and
> GAR with friends. If it turns out to be too much effort, we stop supporting
> Solaris 9.
> What do we do?

1 definitely

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