Hi Jeff,

I don't know of such a plan. I don't work on the zones team though, so you
would probably be better off asking one of the zones developers or their
manager.

Gary

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 09:49:46AM -0400, Jeff Victor wrote:
> Do you know if there is a plan to make this available as an S10 patch?
> 
> Gary Pennington wrote:
> >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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