[OpenIndiana-discuss] OpenIndiana, from opensolaris background...

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Oct 14 14:22:06 UTC 2010

Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
>> From: Guido Berhoerster [mailto:gber at openindiana.org]
>> We definetly have our own roadmap and goals, that is to provide
>> stable releases with free security and bug fixes. Oracle and
>> Illumos are our upstream on which we add some branding and
>> usability changes and in the future also additional opensource
>> software.
> That's really excellent, cuz that was always a downfall for opensolaris.
> "You want what?  Security bugfixes?  Downgrade to solaris 10 and pay, and
> you can get those updates." 

Why would you downgrade to Solaris 10?  If you were going to pay, just pay
for the OpenSolaris support that includes security fixes in the OpenSolaris
/support repo.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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