[OpenIndiana-discuss] other FS
asyropoulos at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 23 19:09:30 UTC 2010
>> I have created pkgadd/pkgrm packages for all these programs from
>> http://www.sunfreepacks.com/ so I guess I can help with these.
> We'd absolutely love to get those integrated, and help would very much be
> We're working on providing an easy method to get additional software into the
Well, I must admit that I know very few things about IPS... But I believe it is
difficult to make these packages part of a repo.
The URL "asks" for a login/password and I do not have one :-)
> For packages that are patent encumbered, we're pondering having a separate
> in a left-leaning country so we can include things like
>libdvdcss/ffmpeg/mp3/mpeg2 libraries etc.
> Although things like libdvdcss can be used to infringe copyright, most people
>just want it to
> play their DVDs.
Indeed and sometimes people want to make backup copies of their DVDs.
> Do you use IRC? A lot of our communication is happening in #oi-dev on
> we can get you set up with development Zones to use for building and testing.
>We have a
> fast box (Dual Xeon X5550 with 32GB ram and SSD disks) available which we can
> provision zones on.
In fact I have used IRC only once, but I am sure I will remember my chatting
> If you know anyone else who has contributed to OpenSolaris or open source
>in the past who would be interested in contributing, please do reach out to
>them as well.
There is someone who I have already contacted!
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