Google and Sun
brendan.curran at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 17:11:28 MDT 2005
> Solaris 10 is cool stuff.
> But now my co-workers got me using Debian and I'm addicted to apt and
> 10000 pre-built packages. Solaris 10's package management doesn't
> impress. And, of course, good luck finding packages for it outside of
> the Sun cds.
Actually there is a pretty large community that supports "pkg-get" - a
package management system for opensource software on Solaris.
They have tons of software in the repositories, and the pkg-get tool is
based on apt-get from the ground up.
I'm a long-time debian and solaris user, and pkg-get makes me feel right at
You can check it out here: http://www.blastwave.org/
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