Subject: Re: Is the Solaris /bin/sh still considered supported by pkgsrc?
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/24/2007 13:39:29
Alistair Crooks writes:

> Your patch for the bootstrap, whilst good, and a step forward,
> is only papering over the cracks. The real solution to the crack
> is to get Sun to drag their userland into the 1990s.

When Alistair wakes up from that lovely dream I imagine he'll conclude
that getting Pkgsrc to provide the tools for the job IS a real

The Solaris userland is just too odd.  Better to build a whole new
wall, and forget about the cracked crumbling wall behind :)

Mmmmm....  Shiny Teflon-coated Pkgsrc wall...