[OpenIndiana-discuss] oi0148 illumos integration status??
gber at openindiana.org
Tue Mar 15 13:50:10 UTC 2011
* Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net> [2011-03-15 13:34]:
> On Tue, 2011-03-15 at 11:52 +0100, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> > * Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net> [2011-03-15 01:53]:
> > > I'm confused about whether what's being served up at:
> > >
> > > <http://openindiana.org/download/>
> > >
> > > is now Illumos based or still on ON??
> > That is still oi_148 based on the last available Oracle ONNV.
> > > I caught that the 148a build was rekindled as 148 so as not to fubar up
> > > pkg-repo version numbers, and then subsequently at pkg repo
> > >
> > > <http://pkg.openindiana.org/dev-il/en/index.shtml>
> > >
> > > But if I want to point someone to dl Illumos based 148 what is the
> > > correct URL?
> > The /dev-il repo is basically the above oi_148 with Oracle ONNV
> > replaced by Illumos. It is an experimental build and not intended
> > for general use, please keep that in mind when pointing people to
> > it.
> > > Basically the post here:
> > >
> > > <http://openindiana.org/pipermail/oi-dev/2011-March/000273.html>
> > >
> > > and the terse "I'll move it" response has left me confused and some
> > > clarification would be appreciated.
> > What is called "oi_148a" was a livecd image constructed from the
> > packages which are in the above /dev-il repo. It was distributed
> > as technology preview cd at SCALE and not intended for general
> > use, thus it should not have been placed on dlc.openindiana.org.
> > Since a number of fixes which went into the oi_148 image were
> > accidentally left out of the oi_148a image there are a number of
> > known bugs.
> This was spun from what was once labeled oi-dev-148a-x86-20110223-1.iso,
> or something with further fixes?
Yes, I believe that was the SCALE LiveCD.
> > Our next steps will likely be another respin of oi_148a for
> > internal usage where perl-584 is being replaced by perl-510.
> Plus the fixes that were accidentally left out of "oi-148a"?
> > After ironing out any potential problems we will deliver a new
> > public development release based on a snapshot of Illumos ON and
> > b151a for the other consolidations. When this development build
> > has proven sufficiently stable and major bugs have been dealt
> > with we plan to make this our first stable release.
> That will be a happy day for many :) Are there any general timeline
Not yet, much depends on how much time our volunteer contributors
are able to devote to working on OI. Right now all relevant
consolidations have already been built against perl-510, next
step is to construct the actual respin.
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