On Thu, 03 Jan 2008 16:37:37 +0100, Bonnie Corwin <Bonnie.Corwin at Sun.COM>
> 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.
Bonnie, the corresponding bugs would be:
4496994 consider replacing existing /etc/rmt with equivalent from `star'
5007466 include ``star'' in /usr/sfw
> In the meantime, I've added this to the 'awaiting sponsor' list using
> the PSARC case number.
> Thanks a lot.
> 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
>> and are only shipped with parts of the framework. For this reason, I recently
>> created a "schily source consolidation" that can be loaded from
>> 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
>> binaries for all I did yet distribute in source.
>> If you call:
>> make CCOM=cc64 INS_BASE=/usr/sfw DESTDIR=/tmp/64 LINKMODE=dynamic
>> 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
>> for star. If you start with the schily source consolidation, you get
>> 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
>> shell makefile from the sfw source tree.
>> As this source consolidation includes the programs from cdrtools and as
>> currenly comes with a very outdated version of cdrtools, I recommend to think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
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Gutes Posting. Philosophisch und so weiter...
Excellent posting. Philosophic and so on...