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Re: A question about bundling rpm5 with our distribution

From: Matthew Dawkins <mattydaw@gmail.com>
Date: Tue 07 Sep 2010 - 20:53:35 CEST
Message-ID: <AANLkTinGRqXXJ7wueYUL_mqum_RXZH-BAhJ7ZsH=TS3G@mail.gmail.com>
Sriram,

I was unaware of the illumos project, but after googling it and reading a
little bit, the community maintained part is exactly the idea behind UL.

Regards,
Matt

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Sriram Narayanan <sriram@belenix.org>wrote:

> Thanks, Matthew. I've just begun to take a look at these links, and
> find Unity Linux an interesting concept. (I was day dreaming a bit
> about a unitylinux effort for illumos, in fact!).
>
> -- Sriram
>
> On 9/7/10, Matthew Dawkins <mattydaw@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Sriram Narayanan <sriram@belenix.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > On Sep 6, 2010, at 3:10 PM, Sriram Narayanan wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Hello:
> >> >>
> >> >> I'm one of the team members of the Belenix Distro (www.belenix.org).
> >> >> We are presently using the SVR4 package format, and have wanted to
> >> >> move to a more modern day package format.
> >> >>
> >> >> We are very likely to use rpm5 as our package system :) We intend to
> >> >> bundle both yum and smart, and will leave it to our users as to which
> >> >> tool they'd like to use.
> >> >>
> >> >> Our question:
> >> >> Would you be OK with us using the rpm5 package manager given that
> most
> >> >> of the system libraries on our distro are CDDL licensed ?
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > All @rpm5.org code is under LGPLv2.1 which should be compatible
> >> > with anything.
> >> >
> >> > If there are ANY issues, speak up and I'll try to "fix" whatever
> >> > licensing issue there is.
> >> >
> >> > (aside)
> >> > If you want someone to represent belenix @rpm5.org, with perhaps cvs
> >> > write access, jut ask whenever.
> >> >
> >> > I'd rather hear about issues sooner rather than later; there's always
> >> something
> >> > that can be done.
> >> >
> >> > hth
> >>
> >> Thanks, Jeff :)
> >>
> >> -- Sriram
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> > 73 de Jeff
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Belenix: www.belenix.org
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> >
> > Sriram,
> >
> > I know  you guys are opensolaris based (hope I got the distinction
> correct),
> > but we at Unity Linux have done a lot of things to make smart, rpm5, and
> > createrepo/yum work together nicely from a user standpoint. We actually
> only
> > use yum for createrepo metadata generation and not as a package manager.
> >
> >
> http://dev.unity-linux.org/projects/unitylinux/repository/show/packages/smart
> >
> http://dev.unity-linux.org/projects/unitylinux/repository/show/packages/rpm5
> >
> http://dev.unity-linux.org/projects/unitylinux/repository/show/packages/createrepo
> >
> http://dev.unity-linux.org/projects/unitylinux/repository/show/packages/yum
> >
> > Regards,
> > Matt
> >
>
> --
> Sent from my mobile device
>
> Belenix: www.belenix.org
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