[csw-buildfarm] Solaris account access

Michael Kerrisk mtk.manpages at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 18:04:54 CET 2012

Hello Dagobert,

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Am 21.02.2012 um 01:02 schrieb Michael Kerrisk:
>> I am the maintainer of the Linux man-pages project
>> (http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/). From time to time, I find it
>> useful to make comparative tests on other systems, especially Solaris,
>> to note portability points in the Linux man pages. Until recently, I
>> had access to a Solaris system for this purpose, but that system has
>> now gone away, and I'm looking for a replacement. Pádraig informed me
>> that OpenCSW may be able to provide me with such an account, so I am
>> writing to you with this request.
>> To make my requirements clearer: I'd only be using this login
>> occasionally (probably weeks between logins) and running small test
>> programs (we're talking code with minimal CPU and RAM requirements),
>> generally written in C, sometimes with supporting shell scripts for
>> test set up. Ideally, I'm looking access to Solaris 9 or 10, but even
>> systems as far back as Solaris 8 would be interesting to me.
> We gladly offer access to the Solaris buildfarm for upstream maintainers:
>  http://www.opencsw.org/extend-it/signup/to-upstream-maintainers/
> Just send me your intended user name and ssh public key.

Thanks! I've attached the key.

My preferred username is "mtk". If that's unavailable, then "mkerrisk".

> I would also
> like to list you on the above webpage.

That would be fine.

> We have Solaris 8/9/10/11 with several compilers starting from Sun Studio 11
> to Sun Studio 12u3 and GCC 3 and 4.

Sounds perfect for my needs.



Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Author of "The Linux Programming Interface"; http://man7.org/tlpi/
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