[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI boot problem

Michael Schuster michaelsprivate at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 16:51:38 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 17:39, Apostolos Syropoulos
<asyropoulos at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> SunOS has a long history of providing many flavors of commands. No one will
>> object to adding a few.  However, changing the behavior of commands that have
>> been around for 20+ years really doesn't make any sense.  Many of these are
> But that is exactly the problem with these commands: they are too old and
> outdated. In many respects this was the main problem of Solaris: it was
> not moving fast enough.

I fail to see the benefit of changing well-known behaviour in an
incompatible way. Change for the sake of change may be chique for
fashion items, but not necessarily a good thing in a server-grade OS.

regards/mit freundlichen Grüssen
Michael Schuster

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