[illumos-Developer] illumos-extra repo is live
richlowe at richlowe.net
Fri Dec 3 14:33:06 PST 2010
Mirror it the other way.
On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Garrett D'Amore <garrett at damore.org> wrote:
> Hey, this is great.
> I would like to move libm into illumos-gate proper.
> Thanks for getting this going! One question: what would it take to get
> this started as a repo on hg.illumos.org, mirrored to github?
> - Garrett
> On Fri, 2010-12-03 at 13:26 -0800, John Sonnenschein wrote:
>> Good news everyone
>> One potential problem with Illumos is that there is a set of software
>> that we may not want to be in the core repository ( ie, illumos-gate )
>> but is nevertheless required for the running system. Sun handled this
>> through the use of multiple consolidations, but Sun's repository
>> boundaries were also fairly coarse grained ( python was included in
>> the GNOME consolidation, for instance )
>> This afternoon we've created a new repository
>> at https://github.com/joyent/illumos-extra the goal of which is not to
>> be a dumping ground for anything anyone might eventually want ( such
>> as SFW was ) but of a reasonable minimal set of software needed to get
>> illumos from a fairly useless bunch of files by themselves in to a
>> login-able minimal system.
>> I understand that there are some things missing from illumos-extra
>> ( such as Perl ) and some things we might not want to be in there
>> ( such as vim ), but understand that this is a first best effort that
>> will evolve over time and discussion
>> Thank you
>> John Sonnenschein
>> Joyent Inc
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