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Re: Solaris/Sparc?

On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 09:03:54AM -0500, Aubin Paul wrote:
> Hi,
> While I'm not suggesting that we 'package' Debian for SPARC (As there
> is one AFAIK), has any tried porting dpkg/apt to Solaris? Those of you
> in the ISP/WPP space may know about a certain 'denial' that some
> people have, in that they genuinely believe that Solaris is the
> perfect OS for Webserving, and application hosting. The catch is. that
> Solaris is about as old as god, and has packages that predate most of
> us. 
> Also, building apache again from source everytime someone finds a hole
> in it, or one of it's shared libraries is getting painful. To be able
> to go apt-get source xxx -b, and install the package sounds like a
> dream. 
> If no one is looking at this, I'd like to at least investigate, which
> leads to a few questions.


This is very old, but should get you started.

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