[oi-dev] oi_148 is pending
alasdairrr at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 10:30:29 UTC 2010
On 20 Nov 2010, at 19:09, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 09:02 -0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> Alasdair Lumsden wrote:
>>> On 20 Nov 2010, at 05:49, Albert Lee wrote:
>>>> - Create a text_install cluster for the Text Installer (its current
>>>> use of an explicit package list is quite embarrassing).
>>> I always wondered why they did it that way.
>> That's what the server_install cluster is that was introduced in b150:
>> (Be careful though, that's around the build that non-freely-redistributable
>> packages started getting included in the main Solaris Express repo & clusters
>> even the now-misnamed "redistributable", so you'll probably need to drop some
>> packages that are in the clusters but not in your repos.)
> That's *really* scary, IMO, as it represents the start of a path where
> Oracle no longer cares about this separation. At the end of the day,
> this has the potential to poison downstream consumers.
> This makes my call to "fork" these various consolidations even more
> compelling, IMO.
Agreed - we're going to need to be careful there.
If the main Solaris 11 repositories can't be mirrored because packages aren't redistributable, Solaris 11 is going to have a hard time getting deployed in banks where machines have no internet access at all.
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