[oi-dev] illumos based OpenIndiana DVD

Guido Berhoerster gber at openindiana.org
Mon Feb 21 20:25:08 UTC 2011

* Alasdair Lumsden <alasdairrr at gmail.com> [2011-02-21 20:51]:
> On 21 Feb 2011, at 19:48, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> > 
> > Great stuff. What are we going to do about perl-584, are you
> > going to use packages from an older build?
> > Also how do we want to handle this in general, just ship perl-584
> > from an older ONNV for maintaining backwards compatibility and
> > switch all consolidations to perl-510?  I have a JDS build
> > against perl-510 ready but AFAIK XNV and SFW are still being
> > worked on.
> I think we'll need to do 1 final perl-584 package at a higher build number, which no longer delivers the /usr/bin/perl symlink (plus potentially others if there are any), so that the perl 510 package can provide that instead.
> That way when people upgrade, /usr/bin/perl gets removed then re-added.
> Does that sound feasible?

Sure, that's what we had planned. But do we make that move now
for the demo CD? Also, should we only provide perl-584 by itself
or variants of the perl modules in JDS and SFW as well?
Guido Berhoerster

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