[csw-users] Why support Solaris 8 onwards?

Dennis Clarke dclarke at blastwave.org
Wed Sep 19 17:40:39 CEST 2007

> On 9/19/07, Ben Taylor <ben.taylor at sun.com> wrote:
>> But I'm willing to let the minority keep the bloat factor high
>> just to support thier little patch.
> What is the bloat you and others have mentioned?

Install Solaris 8 onto a fresh box.

Then install pkg-get along with CSWcommon and CSWopenssl and CSWwget.

Then pkg-get -i gnome

You will see a massive pile of software being installed. Massive.

A lot of that *may* be duplications in Solaris 10.

Please read :


I would like to hear your comments.


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