[oi-dev] oi_148 is pending
alasdairrr at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 11:41:16 UTC 2010
On 11/21/10 11:11 AM, Andrew Gabriel wrote:
> Alasdair Lumsden wrote:
>> 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.
> That's not what redistributable means - it refers to distributing it on
> to a third party without requiring permission or knowledge of Sun/Oracle.
> No release of Solaris has been redistributable - only OpenSolaris is.
> Solaris has always included technologies from other companies which are
> licensed by Sun/Oracle with terms that prevent redistribution.
> Enterprise customers don't care about redistrability, but they care
> about it having all the bits they use.
Ahh yes, thanks for clarifying.
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