Subject: Re: Clarification of an item reported in the 2004 Annual Report
To: Eric Boutilier <Eric.Boutilier@Sun.COM>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/02/2005 13:43:38
> On a related note, the 1st release of OpenSolaris -- which will
> be a small subset of regular Solaris -- is coming out in a month
> or two.  I don't know yet if there'll be enough there on which
> to bootstrap pkgsrc, but if there is, an OpenSolaris + pkgsrc
> "distro" would be possible.

If it can't bootstrap, we should be able to provide the ready-to-use
binaries or packages so pkgsrc can be used immediately.

Pkgsrc (plus pkgsrc-wip) basically provides everything needed for a
complete "distro".

 Jeremy C. Reed

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