[OpenIndiana-discuss] Howto proceed, when new to (openindiana) development

Josef 'Jeff' Sipek jeffpc at josefsipek.net
Wed Oct 12 23:54:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 04:55:55PM +0200, Per Sjoholm wrote:
> On 10/12/2011 02:06 AM, Josef 'Jeff' Sipek wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 10:04:51AM +0200, Per Sjoholm wrote:
> >>.....
> >>Suggestion on howto proceed
> >Hello!
> >
> >We have a mailing list for development (oi-dev at ...) and an IRC channel
> >(#oi-dev on FreeNode).  I strongly suggest that you go into the IRC channel
> >since you'll get help there much more quickly.
> >
> >Regardless, OI is switching to a unified build system, called oi-build -
> >yes, not very creative.  There is a wiki page that describes how to get
> >started with it: http://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/Building+with+oi-build
> >
> >Once you get the hang of the system, it's pretty easy to add new packages.
> >
> >Welcome aboard!
> >
> >Jeff.
> >
> Thanks
> Need help with 2 problem
> pkg  this version is excluded
> Sun studio
> I created a oi-build zone
> And followed http://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/Building+with+oi-build
> zlogin oi-build
> root at oi-build:~# history
>     1  /usr/bin/pkg set-publisher -p http://pkg.openindiana.org/experimental/
>     2  /usr/bin/pkg set-publisher -P oi-experimental
>     3  /usr/bin/pkg set-publisher --non-sticky openindiana.org
>     4  /usr/bin/pkg image-update -v
>  pkg publisher
> PUBLISHER                             TYPE     STATUS   URI
> oi-experimental          (preferred)  origin   online   http://pkg.openindiana.org/experimental/
> openindiana.org          (non-sticky) origin   online   http://pkg.openindiana.org/dev/
> sfe-encumbered                        origin   online   http://pkg.openindiana.org/sfe-encumbered/
> sfe                                   origin   online   http://pkg.openindiana.org/sfe/

Looks right.  Sadly, /experimental is broken at the moment - we accidentally
published a newer version of pkg(1) that depends on the new python in there
... but you can't install that python version before you upgrade your
pkg(1).  If you stick around #oi-dev, you should know more or less as soon
as we fix it.


Defenestration n. (formal or joc.):
  The act of removing Windows from your computer in disgust, usually
  followed by the installation of Linux or some other Unix-like operating

More information about the OpenIndiana-discuss mailing list