[illumos-Developer] Plans on removing dependency on IPS ?
sriram at belenix.org
Sun Dec 5 13:32:17 PST 2010
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 2:56 AM, Garrett D'Amore <garrett at nexenta.com> wrote:
> No formal plans, but I'm working with a few of my engineers to do this.
> We'll probably replace that with an SVR4-ish dependency for building,
> using the SVR4 tools we have in tree. (IPS will still be an option, but
> should be *optional* rather than *mandatory*.)
> No timeline yet.
Thanks for the info. Would it be possible to conduct the internal
discussion on this mailing list ? That way, we could work together,
plus there would be some visibility into the thinking as well as
> - Garrett
> On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 02:29 +0530, Sriram Narayanan wrote:
>> Are there any plans or actions in progress on removing the dependency on IPS ?
>> Has anyone done any analysis on this aspect so far? Have these
>> findings been documented anywhere?
>> As mentioned a few times in the past, the Belenix team wants to ensure
>> that we do not use IPS and instead move to RPM5. We want to pay
>> attention to generating rpms of the illumos build. We're about to
>> explore this shortly, and would like to work together with anyone
>> working on this specific task.
>> -- Sriram
>> Belenix: www.belenix.org
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