Subject: Re: SunOS - Sun Studio 11 released / free
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 11/17/2005 11:40:09
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> > >The Sun Studio 11 compiler suite is now availiable for the price of
> > >$0 on Solaris Sparc, Solaris x86, and on Linux.
> > pkg!
> that makes a very little sense to me. it already *is* a pkg, a solaris
> native one. it resides in /opt/SUNWspro by default and pkgsrc
> infrastructure supports it.
"and on Linux" is one possible reason.
There are in fact Solaris users who prefer to use pkgsrc's own packaging
system where possible, and having this as a package would make it easier to
provide PKGSRC_COMPILER=sunpro if it isn't already installed by the Solaris
Okay, I'm done playing devil's advocate. :)
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>