On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 01:03:40PM +0100, Gary Pennington wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 02:13:51AM -0700, UNIX admin wrote:
> > Having built the second revision of the Run-Time Platform Solaris, I went 
> > on to install zones.
> > 
> > Effectively it turns out that if I were to satisfy all the dependencies, I 
> > would effectively have to install more or less the entire X windowing 
> > environment.
> > 
> > Zone packages end up needing other packages, which end up needing the 
> > SUNWj5rt package,
> > 
> > SUNWj5rt needs a whole bunch of X-windows packages, such as SUNWxwplt and 
> > the like,
> > 
> > which personally I find insane and totally against my goal to build a 
> > run-time platform that is as lean and as flexible as possible.
> > 
> > Why do zone packages and eventually their dependencies like the pool 
> > package end up needing Java? As soon as Java is in the game, I can forget a 
> > lean and mean run-time platform. Java belongs in the middleware layer, not 
> > in the core operating system layer.
> > 
> > Is this a bug? Can this be fixed? When can it be fixed? This is in Solaris 
> > 10 6/06, and most likely in Solaris 10 1/06 as well.
> > 
> 
> It is fixed in Nevada.
> 
> Take a look at:
> 
> http://scsh280r1.holland.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-1-5063672-1&searchclause=5063672
> 

I'm sorry, that was the wrong URL. That's an internal site and I doubt you
can access it.

This might be more useful:

http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=5063672

Gary

> for more details.
> 
> Gary
> 
> > It is simply insane that I have to install Java and X-windows software to 
> > get zone functionality, i.e. satisfy package dependencies.
> >  
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