[kde-solaris] [kde-discuss] KBE 1.0 - Build enviroment for KDE

Shawn Walker swalker at opensolaris.org
Tue Dec 11 21:22:22 CET 2007

On Dec 11, 2007 1:20 PM, Stefan Teleman <stefan.teleman at sun.com> wrote:
> Shawn Walker wrote:
> > Oh, you haven't?
> >
> > http://www.opensolaris.org/jive/message.jspa?messageID=179112#179112
> >
> > "My proposal: let's set a "sunset" Solaris release. In other words, let's say:
> >
> > - we support Solaris 10 Update 4 and up, and Nevada/OpenSolaris
> > - we will support Solaris 10 Update 5 (and continue to support
> > Nevada/OpenSolaris)
> > - at some point in the future, after the release of Solaris 10 Update"
> OK, so let's check the facts:
> 1. No mention of S10 U3.

Whopee do. That's why I said *or* U4. I couldn't remember for sure,
but I know you mentioned one of them.

Still, you did mention U4.

> 2. No mention of installation locations.

I never said you did.

> That thread is about the target Solaris/OpenSolaris releases supported
> (or not supported) by this project.

Correct; which is directly relevant to where you install things.

> This current discussion is about the intended installation location of
> KDE3/4 + dependencies in Solaris.


> What does one have to do with the other ? One thread is about
> deliverable components with respect to lowest supported operating
> system version, the other thread is about locations. These two topics
> are orthogonal.

No they are not.

If you are delivering software for Solaris 10 systems (which you
implied you were not) then the guidelines for 3rd party provided
packages apply here.

That means installation into /opt for U3/U4/U5, whatever that's Solaris 10.

Shawn Walker, Software and Systems Analyst

"To err is human -- and to blame it on a computer is even more so." -
Robert Orben

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