[csw-users] Why support Solaris 8 onwards?

Dennis Clarke dclarke at blastwave.org
Fri Sep 21 19:39:25 CEST 2007

> Dennis Clarke wrote:
>> So, let's tackle one mountain at a time here. What are your thoughts on
>> end
>> of phase 1 support ?  31st March 2009 ?
> Works for me (and my employer - one of those "dinosaurs" that still has some
> legacy Solaris 8 boxes - although migrating to Solaris 10 already).
> If we get agreement on a date, we need it writing up unambiguously and
> publishing.


> I for one am happy to continue maintaining packages until then, and
> migrating
> to whatever new build specifications are arrived at for Solaris 10 and above
> when the bell rings.
> One further issue is:  What's the date for Solaris 9?

That link above says TBD so I guess we have no idea. There are rules of
thumb of course.

See :

Solaris Operating System Life Cycle
Sun's Life Cycle Model for the Solaris Operating System


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