Hi Joerg,

Is there a bug filed related to this ARC case?  If not, please file one 
and let me know the bug ID.  I need that for tracking purposes.

In the meantime, I've added this to the 'awaiting sponsor' list using 
the PSARC case number.

Thanks a lot.

Bonnie

Joerg Schilling wrote:
> This is about http://opensolaris.org/os/project/star/
> 
> Which tries to implement PSARC 2004/480 
> 
> 
> I understand 2004/480 in a way that it needs to create /usr/lib/librmt.so*
> and /usr/include/schily/* to allow ufsdump/ufsrestore to be converted to
> benefit from the enhanced interoperabiltiy of the rmt client code in my 
> rmt library.
> 
> I understand the ksh93 case in a way that reusable shared libraries 
> are a preferred result.
> 
> As ksh93 uses a common framework from David Korn and Glenn Fowler, star,
> cdrecord and other software I wrote or I maintain ("schily" software) uses
> a common portability framework. Single programs only use parts of this 
> framework
> and are only shipped with parts of the framework. For this reason, I recently 
> created a "schily source consolidation" that can be loaded from 
> 
>       ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/schily/
> 
> The latest is: ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/schily/schily-2007-12-24.tar.bz2
> 
> if you call:
> 
>       make INS_BASE=/usr/sfw DESTDIR=/tmp LINKMODE=dynamic install 
> 
> you will get a tree /tmp/usr/sfw/* with dynamic libraries and dynamically 
> linked
> binaries for all I did yet distribute in source.
> 
> If you call:
> 
>       make CCOM=cc64 INS_BASE=/usr/sfw DESTDIR=/tmp/64 LINKMODE=dynamic 
> install
> 
> you will get a tree with 64 bit binaries in /tmp/64/usr/sfw/* 
> 
> There is not yet a way to compile to the resuting 32/64 bit tree on Solaris
> from one call only.
> 
> 
> The important information here is that the star source distribution contains 
> only a subset of the common schily portability framework. The one that is 
> needed
> for star. If you start with the schily source consolidation, you get 
> everything.
> BTW: This also includes the easy to learn editor "ved" that is listed in the 
> UNESCO free software list. Maybe this should also be in OpenSolaris...
> 
> If you look at this background, you may understand why I have problems with 
> the
> shell makefile from the sfw source tree.
> 
> As this source consolidation includes the programs from cdrtools and as 
> Solaris
> currenly comes with a very outdated version of cdrtools, I recommend to think 
> about using the schily source consolidation as a base in future.
> 
> BTW: marry christmas and a happy new year
> 
> 
> 
> J?rg
> 


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