Subject: Re: SunOS - Sun Studio 11 released / free
To: Urban Boquist <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/18/2005 12:12:46
On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 10:59:08PM +0100, Urban Boquist wrote:

> Can the solaris pkg be installed easily on a machine where I have no
> superuser privileges (without doing it "by hand")?

possibly not, though I'm not sure.

> I for one would be very happy with a Sun Studio package in pkgsrc, it
> would just make things simpler for me. On the solaris system where I
> use pkgsrc I am forced to do unprivileged builds and the sunpro
> compiler we have installed is really ancient.


what version, out of curiosity? I originally started with
pkgsrc/Solaris and Sunpro 2.0, 4.2 and 5.0, so lots of stuff should
Just Work.