Subject: Re: SCO-ware support in pkgsrc (Was: Re: enabling $AWK, $SED, etc. with buildlink3?)
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/19/2004 02:07:26
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On Sat, Sep 18, 2004 at 11:23:52AM +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

> > I don't know whether the behaviour of mkdir(1) has been fixed in
> > versions later than Unixware 7.1.1.
> I'd rather not support any kind of SCO-ware. They are damaging
> UNIX community and don't deserve any user loyalty - people
> should migrate to different OS offering ASAP (being it NetBSD
> or Solaris or Linux, doesn't matter that much). Besides "political"
> reasons, the company will be consumed by legal fees and paying
> damages once the trials will be all resolved. It's better to migrate
> soon at your convenience, rather than being forced to migrate by
> dissolved support later anyway.

I'd much rather see the project support whatever platforms we can
than allow ourselves to get caught up in political games, no matter
what system they relate to...


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